CPT® 29843, Under Endoscopy/Arthroscopy Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 29843 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 wrist joint with an arthroscope to inspect a suspected area of infection. She washes out the joint and drains it to clean it of any infected debris.

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