CPT® 61781, Under Stereotaxis Procedures on the Skull, Meninges, and Brain

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 61781 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Stereotaxis Procedures on the Skull, Meninges, and Brain.

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Summary

In this add–on procedure, the provider uses a computer navigation system along with computed tomography, or CT, and or magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, scans to guide him and navigate during intradural cranial procedures. The provider uses imaging guidance in high risk clinical situations that require precise localization and navigational assistance such as intracranial procedures for brain tumors and vascular malformations.

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