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    Does anybody know how to code a Brostrom procedure? This is from the OP report: Right ankle lateral ligament reconstruction, modified Brostrom type.
    I made an incision at the tip
    of the fibula. I elevated at the fibula up to the periosteum. The ATFL
    and the CFL insertions were elevated off the distal fibula. The peroneal
    tendon sheath was opened to inspect the tendons and protect them, and
    they were fine. I then took two Bio-Suture Taks and inserted them into
    the distal fibula. Then with the ankle in the correct position, I used
    free needles to pass through the ATFL and the CFL in the imbricating
    fashion taking up about a centimeter of slack in the ligaments. They
    were then tied down to the distal fibula. The fibular periosteum was
    then imbricated over the top of the capsule in the CFL. The inferior
    extensor retinaculum was brought out then imbricated over all of this
    with interrupted Vicryl sutures, also.

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    We use 27698

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    I agree, its 27698 only
    Amit Joshi MSc,CPC,CPC-H

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    Apr 2007


    I agree as well 27698

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