CPT® 64746, Under Transection or Avulsion Procedures on the Extracranial Nerves, Peripheral Nerves, and Autonomic Nervous System

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 64746 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Transection or Avulsion Procedures on the Extracranial Nerves, Peripheral Nerves, and Autonomic Nervous System.

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Summary

The provider severs or removes a portion of the phrenic nerve, paralyzing the diaphragm on one side. The procedure may be done to collapse a diseased lung during an extended thoracic surgery or to replace or repair a damaged or diseased nerve.

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