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    I am looking for a CPT code for a thoracic paravetebral catheters.

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    I use unlisted code 64999.

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    Where is the catheter tip being placed to inject the drugs for the procedure? Is this a single injection utilizing a catheter or continous infusion/bolus?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dwaldman View Post
    Where is the catheter tip being placed to inject the drugs for the procedure? Is this a single injection utilizing a catheter or continous infusion/bolus?
    The catheter is being placed in the thoracic paravetebral area. This is not for a single injection, it is for a continous infusion.

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