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Iliotibial band release

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    This is a new one for me. Can anyone help with what exactly a iliotibial band release is? Thanks!

    "L knee iliotibial band release, poly exchange, excision bony overgrowth femur”

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    Iliotibial band release is a fasciotomy, see CPT code 27305. The physician incises the iliotibial tract, fascia lata, and intramuscular septum transversely above the patella.

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