CPT® 64463, Under Introduction/Injection of Anesthetic Agent (Nerve Block), Diagnostic or Therapeutic Procedures on the Somatic Nerves

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 64463 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Introduction/Injection of Anesthetic Agent (Nerve Block), Diagnostic or Therapeutic Procedures on the Somatic Nerves.

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Summary

The provider places a catheter for the purpose of providing continuous infusion of a drug, such as an anesthetic, steroid, or opioid drug, into the space next to and around the vertebrae of the thoracic spine. He may instill these drugs to relieve pain or, in the case of steroids, reduce swelling and inflammation after a surgical procedure. He may also use image guidance (live, real–time images displayed on a video monitor) while performing this procedure.

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