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THA Revision Question

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    Aseptic loosening femoral component, right hip arthroplasty.

    1. Revision of femoral component, right hip arthroplasty.
    2. Removal of acetabular polyethylene and replacement with a 10
    degrees lipped liner.
    3. Debridement of heterotopic ossification.

    Would I code this as 27134 with a 52 modifier as only the polysthylene of the acetabular component was revised OR 27138 with 22 modifer. Would really like to hear others opinions - Thank you!

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    I would go with 27134 with a 52 modifier.

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