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    Cool Revision total hip arthroplasty

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    Patient had a total hip arthroplasty years ago. She fell and Dr did a "revision".

    He replaced the femoral head. He did not replace the femoral stem. He then removed the cup and replaced with a polyethylene cup.
    I am confused on this. I don't think This wouldn't be considered a full revision . Or am I wrong?
    Can someone help me with the correct code to use?
    Thank you

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    Pensacola, Fl


    27137 this is for the acetabular component only.

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