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paraspinous abcess drainage ??

cpccoder2008

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can someone please help me with this op report ? Thank you

CT GUIDED ABSCESS DRAINAGE

HISTOY: 75 year old female with tuberculosis under current therapy with left paraspinous fluid collection suspicious for abscess, as well as significant ascites.

PROCEDURE: Following informed consent, under CT guidance, initial aspiration of the left paraspinous fluid collection is performed, turbulent/purulent nonodorous fluid is initially aspirated, an 8-French Locking Pigtail Catheter introduced and 60cc's of purulent material aspirated. Cavity is flushed with normal saline, and catheter left to suction drainage.


IMPRESSION:
1.Successful placement 8-French drainage catheter in to left paraspinous abscess.
 

rjburd68

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75989 with 49061; I got this out of the Interventional Radiology Coder book from MedLearn, 2011 edition.
 
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