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Heterogeneous Bony Mass Resection

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    Medical Coding Books
    I need help coding the following procedure PLEASE:

    Procedure: Resection of heterogeneous bony mass

    Indications: Pt is 3 years S/P left hip hemiarthroplasty

    Details of Procedure: "...longitudinal incision was made over the proximal asoect of the left lateral hip going through the previous incision and approximately 6cm proximal to this, as well. Dissection was taken down to the mucsle fascia layers, which were split. Gluteus medius was split and then proceeded down to the level of the gluteus minimus and the lateral acetabulum. C-arm was utilized to identify the heterogenous bone. Disscection was carefully taken down to the heterogenous piece of bone and it was then removed in its entirety. The region of the heterogenous cone was injected with 200mg of depo-medrol. The gluteus minimus and capsule were then approximated as well as the gluteus medius, fascia lata..."

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    Greater Pittsburgh
    Look at 27036 description.
    jdemar, CPC, CMA

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