CPT® 61323, Under Craniectomy or Craniotomy Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 61323 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Craniectomy or Craniotomy Procedures.

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Summary

The provider removes a part of the skull and a portion of the damaged brain tissue to treat raised intracranial pressure, or ICP, by allowing the swelling brain room to expand. The procedure may also include duraplasty, or reconstruction or expansion of the dura using a synthetic graft or part of the patient’s pericranium, a membrane that covers the surface of the skull. The procedure excludes the removal of the related hematoma.

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