CPT® 27591, Under Amputation Procedures on the Femur (Thigh Region) and Knee Joint

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 27591 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Amputation Procedures on the Femur (Thigh Region) and Knee Joint.

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Summary

In this procedure the provider completely removes the leg at any point on the femur bone of the thigh. He then closes the wound left with remaining muscular and skin layers. This code involves immediate prosthesis fitting after the procedure. The goal is early mobilization of the patient, enabling the best possible restoration of physical fitness.

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