CPT® 29855, Under Endoscopy/Arthroscopy Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 29855 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

In this procedure, the provider performs treatment of a tibial plateau fracture involving either the inner or outer tibial condyle using an arthroscope. She may or may not use internal fixation devices to fix the fracture. Arthroscopy is also known as keyhole surgery because the provider uses an arthroscope, a tiny camera, to look inside the joint and to treat joint problems.

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