CPT® 29806, Under Endoscopy/Arthroscopy Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 29806 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Endoscopy/Arthroscopy Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System.

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Summary

The provider examines the tissue inside the shoulder joint with an arthroscope. He inserts additional instruments to repair any tears found in the joint capsule. Tearing of the joint capsule can be caused by falling on an outstretched arm, a twisting injury, or a forceful blow to the shoulder area, and lead to dislocation of the shoulder.

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