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    What CPTs recommeded for an open excision of extensive scar tissue from the knee. Also replacement of polyethylene liner. Patient had a previous knee replacement. The Physician did not touch the components?. I am really stumped. Would appreciate help.

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    Apr 2007
    Dane County - WI


    Not sure on the scar tissue, I would be interested in that one myself.

    The code I use for the polyethylene spacer is 27486.

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