CPT® 29836, Under Endoscopy/Arthroscopy Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 29836 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 inspect and remove the damaged synovial membrane between the bony surfaces and the joint capsule. She inserts instruments and excises all of the synovial tissue in the joint. The provider performs a complete synovectomy for chronic inflammatory conditions causing pain and limitation of motion or to remove a tumor.

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