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Old 08-24-2012, 01:39 PM
1szendrey 1szendrey is offline
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Default sinus irrigation with sinus surgery

Does anyone know if maxillary sinus irrigation is bundled in with maxillary antrostomy.

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Old 08-24-2012, 10:22 PM
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CPT note for Accessory Sinuses / Endoscopy states "a surgical sinus endoscopy includes a sinusotomy (when appropriate) and diagnostic endoscopy". The Coder's Desk Reference describes the sinusotomy procedure as including drainage and irrigation, so I would say it is bundled.
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