arthroplasty

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    Resection of carpal trapezium w/internal brace stabilization for thumb base arthritis

    Hi all, I would like an expert opinion on which CPT code is most appropriate for what looks like a "suspension version" of a CMC arthroplasty. Per op report: "...A marked amount of arthritis at the trapezial carpometacarpal joint was identified. The trapezium was osteotomized in 3 places...
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    Elbow Interspositional Arthroplasty

    Does anyone have information on this procedure they can pass on to me? Is there a CPT for this or do we have to use unlisted 24999? The provider lists the procedure as "Left elbow biologic resurfacing (interpositional arthroplasty)". I was looking at 24360 (arthoplasty, elbow; with membrane)...
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    Interphalangeal Arthroplasty?

    Hi All, I'm stuck. One of our docs is adamant that his operative report documents something that none of our coders can find. His heading states "DeVries arthroplasty, right second, third, and fourth proximal interphalangeal joints" (bolded below) We could not find it to be documented in the...
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