Researching this further, 61210 is a better match.
Clinical Example (61210)
A 45-year-old male has a severe closed-head injury with a Glasgow Coma Scale score of 6 and no focal or lateralizing signs. The admitting computed tomography scan shows no hematomas or shift but obliteration of the basal cisterns. Intracranial pressure monitoring with capability for drainage of ventricular fluid is desired. A frontal ventriculostomy catheter is implanted and attached to an external monitoring and collection system.
Description of Procedure (61210)
A frontal scalp is made under local anesthesia. A twist drill hole is made, and a ventriculostomy catheter is introduced into the anterior horn of the lateral ventricle. The catheter is tunneled beneath the scalp for about 1-2 cm and then brought to the surface via a small stab wound. The catheter is connected to a pressure transducer and drainage tubing system. The system is calibrated to assure patency of the catheter. The scalp is then closed and dressings are applied.
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