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medial petellofemoral reconstruction

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    does anyone know the code for Left medial pattello femoral reconstruction with Gracilis tendon autograft? do you code the autograft as an additional code. this is on a patient who had a previous fulkerson procedure but is now having a recurrent instability of the patella.

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    Have you looked at 27420-27424? It is kind of hard to tell without seeing the op note. As far as the autograft, I would think it is part of the reconstruction.
    Last edited by bethh05; 05-09-2011 at 02:11 PM.

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