need help coding arthroplasty

cupcakes82

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The operation is a total knee arthoplasty, complex, left side.

But in the body of the report mentions a very large lateral retinacular release that "effectively became a lateral retinaculectomy", but then refers to it as a large release again.

I need the ICD 10 pcs for this.

Should I code the arthoplasty and then code for the release or is it not a release since he called it retinaculectomy. I can't find a code for this. HEeeeeelp:confused::confused::confused:
 
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It's lateral retinacular release, there is no word as retinaculectomy, in the procedure lateral ligaments holding patella out of alignment is released, detaching patella from soft tissues.
 
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