CPT® 61800, Under Stereotactic Radiosurgery (Cranial) Procedures on the Skull, Meninges, and Brain

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 61800 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Stereotactic Radiosurgery (Cranial) Procedures on the Skull, Meninges, and Brain.

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In this add on procedure, the provider applies a stereotactic head frame to a patient’s head prior to stereotactic radiosurgery. He attaches the frame to use with image scanning to identify and precisely locate the target area for the surgery. This service is most often done for brain biopsies, drainage of lesions, or placement of a catheter or electrodes.

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