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Patella femoral CPT code

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    What CPT code is appropriate to use for patellafemoral arthroplasty? CPT code 27438 says only patella arthroplasty. Any suggestions?
    Susan Willard,RN,CPC

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    27437 is for arthroplasty patella and 27442 is for arthroplasty femoral condyles or tibial plateau(s), knee. Is your procedure with or w/o prosthesis?

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