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Fat Transfer to Reconstructed Breast

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    Any idea of what code to use for fat transfer to a reconstructed breast for contour defect?

    Thanks guy's!
    Carrie

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    I might suggest 20926 for graft harvest, and then perhaps 19324 perhaps for the plasty...but of course, this is without reading the report?? I hope this helps. jan
    Last edited by Jan CPC I; 08-10-2011 at 04:07 PM.

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    Thanks Jan!

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    How did he get the fat? Did he perform a lipectomy using a cannula? Or did he actually cut into the patient?
    Malama pono,

    Sundae Yomes
    CPC, CPMA, CEMC, CGIC, CGSC, CCS-P

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