CPT® 29834, Under Endoscopy/Arthroscopy Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 29834 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 elbow joint with an arthroscope to look for and remove loose or foreign bodies. Loose and foreign bodies, which include things like small pieces of broken cartilage or suture anchors inserted at a prior surgical procedure, lead to pain, inflammation, scar tissue formation, adhesions, and restriction of motion of the joint.

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