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Removal of lumboperitoneal shunt

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    Default Removal of lumboperitoneal shunt
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    My doctor removed a lumboperitoneal shunt.

    63740 -Creation os shunt,lumbar,subarachnoid-peritoneal,-pleural,or other:including laminectomy
    63741-percutaneous,not requiring laminectomy

    63746-states removal of entire lumosubarachnoid shunt system without replacement

    63746-Is this code also appropriate for removal of lumboperitoneal shunt system or should I be using an Unlisted code?????


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    Good morning,
    63746 is the correct code to use. Hope this helps

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