CPT® 32505, Under Removal Procedures on the Lungs and Pleura

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 32505 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Removal Procedures on the Lungs and Pleura.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider creates an open surgical incision into the pleural space/cavity of chest and excises a portion of the lung as a triangular piece. This code represents the first resection during the procedure.

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