CPT® 39503, Under Repair Procedures on the Diaphragm

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 39503 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Repair Procedures on the Diaphragm.

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Summary

The provider surgically repairs a hernia of the diaphragm in a new born child when the diaphragm muscle does not completely form and the organs from the abdomen move into the chest cavity and prevent the lungs from growing normally. He may insert a chest tube during the procedure, and the provider may or may not create a ventral hernia.

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