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    Doc is to perform a right hip ORIF with gamma nail for pathologic fracture.

    Would I use 27236 or is something else more appropriate.

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    If it is a intertrochanteric, peritrochanteric, or subtrochanteric femoral fracture, I would use 27245 for the gamma nail or intramedullary implant (IM nailing).

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    I agree - we use 27245 for the gamma nail as well, it's more specific than the 27236.
    Crystal, CPC, CCS-P

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    I would use 27245

    ~L
    CPC, CGSC, COSC

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