Postopertive complications for CABG

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I am working on a project and we are looking at postoperative complications relating to a Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG). I have been asked to find a code that aligns with a Pectoral Flap Procedure. This, as I understand would be done after Mediastinitis only, that could be a postoperative complication of the CABG procedure.

So, I am trying to find the correct code for the Flap procedure. I am thinking that 15570 could be the correct code (as 15734 may relate to the donor site?).

I am just unsure and need some help!

Thank you very much! :)
 

lisigirl

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muscle flap

I always use CPT 15734 for these. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons has also advised to use this code to report muscle flaps with thoracotomy.

Lisi, CPC
 
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