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    Can someone tell me what icd9 to used for a failed back surgery?

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    If you're referring to failed back syndrome, this would translate into postlaminectomy syndrome---> 722.80-722.83

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    Thank you

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    What if you dont know if the patient ever had a laminectomy?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tracyalise View Post
    What if you dont know if the patient ever had a laminectomy?
    That info should be in the H&P.

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