CPT® 32906, Under Surgical Collapse Therapy Procedures on the Lungs and Pleura

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 32906 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Surgical Collapse Therapy Procedures on the Lungs and Pleura.

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In this procedure, the provider performs excision of the ribs to remove support around the lungs. This causes lateral collapse of the chest wall and pleural cavity in patients suffering from empyema, cavitary tuberculosis, or a bronchopleural fistula. In addition to rib excision, the provider also closes a bronchopleural fistula.

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