CPT® 78351, Under Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 78351 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System.

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Summary

The provider uses two different energy photon beams to measure the bone mineral density, or BMD, which is the amount of minerals per unit area in the bone or bones. The goal of the procedure is to measure the mineral content of the bones to rule out diseases, such as osteoporosis.

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