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    Default Placement of tissue expander during redo thoracotomy

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    This is a redo thoracotomy for a postpneumonectomy syndrome. During the surgery a tissue expander with subcutaneus port was placed into the chest. How would you code this procedure?

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    I would reccomend you look at 32120 and 11960 - this is not my field of speciality so please double check. hope this helps

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