CPT® 64681, Under Destruction by Neurolytic Agent (eg, Chemical, Thermal, Electrical or Radiofrequency) Procedures on the Sympathetic Nerves

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 64681 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Destruction by Neurolytic Agent (eg, Chemical, Thermal, Electrical or Radiofrequency) Procedures on the Sympathetic Nerves.

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Summary

The provider destroys the superior hypogastric plexus by injecting it with a neurodestructive agent, which may be chemical, thermal, or electrical. The superior hypogastric plexus is part of the thoracolumbar sympathetic chain of the autonomic nervous system. The procedure reduces the patient’s sensation of pelvic pain. This service is done for conditions such as malignancy or endometriosis. The provider may use imaging guidance for this procedure.

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