CPT® 63076, Under Anterior or Anterolateral Approach for Extradural Exploration/Decompression Procedures on the Spine and Spinal Cord

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 63076 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Anterior or Anterolateral Approach for Extradural Exploration/Decompression Procedures on the Spine and Spinal Cord.

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Summary

In this add on procedure, the provider repairs another herniated cervical disc. The herniation of a cervical disc is one of the most common causes of cervical pain, called cervicalgia, or neck pain. The provider decompresses the nerve roots or spinal cord by removing all or a portion of the herniated disc. He uses grafts to fill the empty space created by removing the disc.

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