CPT® 29820, Under Endoscopy/Arthroscopy Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 29820 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 to inspect and repair the membrane between the bony surfaces and the joint capsule. She inserts instruments and excises a portion of synovial tissue that has become inflamed, causing the patient pain and limitation of motion.

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