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  1. Question pericardiectomy
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    Hi Everyone,
    1st time posting here. I'm trying to code a pericardiectomy. The MD. is saying pericardiectomy phrenic to phrenic. Doesn't seem like either 33025 or 33031. For constrictive pericarditis. Anyone out there ever come accross this? any ideas?
    Last edited by toizd; 04-10-2008 at 08:17 AM. Reason: left out dx

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    MD is talking about the phrenic nerve there is one on each side of the pericardium. So I would ask MD to make sure, but I would think it would be 33030. Pericardiectomy complete since he went phrenic to phrenic.

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