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RCR & bone tunnels

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    My doctor just tried new procedure where he needed to drill 3 tunnels in the greater tuberosity with a tool called ArthroTunneler from Tornier. Then he used permanent sutures to tie the remainder of the supraspinatus tendon down using the tunnels. Has anyone seen this before? I'm figuring on using an unlisted code for this portion of the case...but have no idea what to "liken" the price to.


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    was this a open or a arthroscopic procedure?

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    Arthroscopic. 29827, 29826, 29823-59. Maybe liken the 29999 to 23035 for the tunneling?

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    take your word for it..need to post the op note

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