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Medial Meniscus

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    My surgeon did a debridement of a medial meniscal tear. My first thought was 29881.
    Would appreciate your thoughts on this. The report reads:
    The Arthroscope was passed above medial joint space. A complex tear of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus was identified. This was debrided back to a stable margin.

    Then he moves on. I am used to a little more detail on a menisectomy, that is why I am asking what thoughts you might have. . . . . ?
    Thank you

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    It would be 29881.

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    Yes, it would be 29881.

    Nalini CPC

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