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    What is the difference between a Partial Synovectomy and Complete Synovectomy?
    i'm reading op. and trying to figure out which code to use.
    Thanks so much
    Laurie

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJcoder View Post
    What is the difference between a Partial Synovectomy and Complete Synovectomy?
    i'm reading op. and trying to figure out which code to use.
    Thanks so much
    29820 for partial synovectomy (limited synovitis)

    29821 for complete (removal of the entire intra-articular synovium)

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    Thanks Much, my fellow Yankee fan
    Laurie

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