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    Apr 2007
    Biloxi, MS

    Question Evacuation of hemothorax open

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    This was actually a vats converted to open he removed a 600 cc of formed clot manually evacuated from the left pleural space, with drainage of fluid. My problem is I cant find an open procedure for this... My brain must not be functioning correctly this week. Please help

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    Look at 32150.

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    Apr 2007
    Biloxi, MS

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    That was the code I was looking at but I guess I was just second guessing myself. You know think long think wrong. Have a wonderful day

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    Had many days like that. Have a great 4th.

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