CPT® 61458, Under Craniectomy or Craniotomy Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 61458 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Craniectomy or Craniotomy Procedures.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider removes a small portion of skull at the back of the head to explore the lower back portion of the brain and the cranial nerves or free one or more of the cranial nerves to relieve pressure on the nerves. This service effectively treats the severe pain associated with compression of the cranial nerves.

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