CPT® 62200, Under Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 62200 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt Procedures.

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The provider performs a ventriculocisternostomy, creating an artificial opening in the floor of the third ventricle of the brain to the cisterna magna, one of three principal openings in the subarachnoid space where cerebrospinal fluid, or CSF, drains. The provider performs this procedure to treat hydrocephalus, most often a form known as noncommunicating hydrocephalus to allow CSF to drain inside the patient’s body.

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