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    Hi All,

    Please suggest me the CPT for "brain death study ".

    The patient received 21 .6 mCi of Tc 99 m Ceretec HMPAO intravenously.Following appropriate delay imaging was performed over the head and anterior right and left lateral positions.

    thanks in advance,

    Sreenivas Sajja

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    look in the 78600 series. I use 78610, but your area and situation may be different than mine.

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    it's 78610 only

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