Which dataset items are unique to NBOCA?

The NBOCA dataset is aligned as closely as possible with COSD data items and changed wherever possible in accordance with these to reduce the data entry burden for hospitals. There are only a handful of data items which are not COSD items.

The following dataset items are currently unique to NBOCA:

  • Surgical urgency mode of operation
  • CPEX anaerobic threshold
  • Immediate post-operative care
  • Local invasion polypoid tumours
  • Local invasion sessile tumours
  • Pre-op initial cancer treatment modality
  • Pre-op provider organisation
  • Post-op cancer treatment modality
  • Post-op provider organisation
  • Mismatch repair
  • taTME
  • Pelvic sidewall clearance