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removal and re insertion of spacer

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    My surgeon had previously removed the total hip components and placed a cement spacer in the hip.

    Now he has removed that spacer and re-inserted another one.

    Would you code his 11983? Please let me know your opinions. Thanks!

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    Columbus, Ga
    Did you ever find your answer? I have a similair question in regards to the knee. Patient had an ORIF knee dislocation (27556) but also had a fracture of the spacer and it was removed and replaced??? Any assistance would be appreciated. Thanks!

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