Example: Precoordinated representation of "Laparoscopic emergency appendectomy"
SNOMED CT contains the concept 174041007|laparoscopic emergency appendectomy|. The identifier of this concept (174041007) can be used (with or without the associated term) as a precoordinated expression to record an instance of this procedure.
The procedure 'laparoscopic emergency appendectomy' has at least three distinct facets: 'removal of appendix', 'using a laparoscope' as 'emergency procedure'. The