CPT® 27244, Under Fracture and/or Dislocation Procedures on the Pelvis and Hip Joint

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 27244 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Fracture and/or Dislocation Procedures on the Pelvis and Hip Joint.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider performs an open treatment of a femoral fracture between, around, or below the trochanters. He fixes the fracture using a plate and screws to stabilize the fractured bone. He may also use cerclage, a metal band or wire loop that the provider wraps around the fragments to help hold the fracture fragments in place.

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