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    Please help with CPT for procedure of chest t-tube that became misplaced.

    Procedure reads: t-tube sutured back in place after verbal consent. Lido 1 percent 1cc in skin after sterile prep and drape. 3-0 silk used to suture t-tube back in skin. Back attached to t-tube with good drainage from tube of saliva.

    Thanks for any help.

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    Apr 2007
    Hartford, CT

    Default Re: please help with procedure

    I'm not sure there is a procedure that covers that, it happens time to time they just secure it back in place with stitches
    Pat A. Trautner, CCS/CPC/CEDC/CHONC

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