CPT® 61790, Under Stereotaxis Procedures on the Skull, Meninges, and Brain

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 61790 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 procedure, the provider uses a nerve destroying agent that he administers percutaneously to make a lesion in the gasserian ganglion, a large group of nerves that lie at the root of the fifth cranial nerve. He uses a stereotactic method, which makes use of a three dimensional coordinate system to locate small targets inside the brain. This service is done to relieve pain that extends along a nerve or nerves.

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