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    Mansfield, OH

    Default post CABG sternal wound

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    I'm stumped and tired at the end of the day. Anyone know what diagnosis I use for an infected sternal wound post CABG w/ a malunion of the sternum?

    Thanks, Ti

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    Apr 2007
    Stuart, Florida


    998.59, Other postoperative infection, for the infected wound....? Maybe 998.89, Other specified complications, for the malunion of the sternum...?
    Vanessa Mier, CPC

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