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CPT Help-Code the following procedure

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    Please help me Code the following procedure.

    DX: Sternal Nonunion
    S/P CABG

    Procedure:
    1) Sternal fixation w/ sternal plates
    2) Bilateral Pectoralis major flap closure

    Thank you.

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    Probably the following:

    15737, 21750 and 20690

    Lisi, CPC

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    I would use codes:
    15734 muscle flap
    21750 closure of sternotomy separation- I can't find sternal fixation without it being a sternal fracture (21825).
    dx: 998.31 disruption of internal operation surgical
    998.83 non healing surgical wound
    v45.81 s/p cabg
    Mthompso

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