CPT® 77771, Under Clinical Brachytherapy Radiation Treatment

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 77771 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Clinical Brachytherapy Radiation Treatment.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider places a catheter, within the cancerous tissue (interstitial) or within the body cavity (intracavitary), loaded with a high energy radioactive substance to treat the tumors using two to 12 channels. The procedure includes calculation of the dose of the radioactive substance before loading into the catheter, when performed.

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