CPT® 31400, Under Excision Procedures on the Larynx

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 31400 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Excision Procedures on the Larynx.

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The provider performs arytenoidectomy or arytenoidopexy using an external, rather than endoscopic, approach. Arytenoidectomy is a surgical procedure in which the provider excises the arytenoids cartilage. Arytenoidopexy is a procedure in which the provider surgically affixes the arytenoid cartilage or muscles. These procedures usually help patients with vocal cord paralysis to improve breathing.

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