CPT® 63197, Under Incision Procedures on the Spine and Spinal Cord

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 63197 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Incision Procedures on the Spine and Spinal Cord.

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Summary

The provider removes the lamina, the arch of the vertebral bone, and divides the spinothalamic tract of the spinal cord, which sends pain signals to the brain. Providers perform the procedure to alleviate pain due to cancer or other disorders.

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