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    Default Right Upper Lobectomy

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    I am a student and am looking for clarification to what CPT code 32480 - Removal of lung, other than pneumonectomy; single lobe (lobectomy) Does this mean that only one lobe was removed or that the entire lung was removed ?
    Last edited by g.archambeau; 06-17-2012 at 05:51 AM. Reason: miskeyed CPT code

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    A portion of the lung is removed in a lobectomy & an entire lung is removed in a pneumonectomy,

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