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Thread: Groin post-op wound exploration

  1. #1
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    Apr 2007
    Pasadena, CA

    Default Groin post-op wound exploration

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    Hi, there's a pt who had right groin AV graft inserted for ESRD & came back to OR 1 hr later for "right groin wound exploration" with dx:"post-op bleeding" can you help me find the right CPT for the 2nd proc.? I have no access to OP report. the closest I got is 20103X00400=3 but that's for penetrating wound, not post-op.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Lincoln, NE


    Check out CPT code 35860.

    Julie, CPC

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Pasadena, CA


    thanks Julie!! this was easy but I guess I'm soo tired right now...

    have a grrreaaat weekend!!

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