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    Does anyone know the correct procedure code for the Application of a Syringosubarachnoid Shunt through Key-hole Laminectomy? I appreciate your help. Thank you, Louise
    Last edited by louise a. murray; 01-15-2009 at 09:18 AM.

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    North Carolina
    I haven't seen this one before but my first thought was 63172; however, that's probably not correct. I was thinking the placement of the shunt would be included in this procedure...could you post the op note?

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    Rebecca, I am unable to post the op notes because we have paper files and not electronic, but thanks for your help. Louise

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    North Carolina
    I did locate an article that spoke of your procedure. Not sure if this will help. Look at page 4.

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