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    Default 29884 Lysis of Adhesions Knee

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    Can this procedure be coded more than once per knee -- as in medial, lateral and patellofemoral compartment?
    Last edited by coderguy1939; 09-11-2008 at 10:43 AM.

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    I do not find any documentation that states that we can not...but I personally would not. My reasoning is that the description of the procedure does state "adhesions" so I dont think it matters where they are in the knee or how many. My thought process is that it covers the entire joint.

    I would love to be proven wrong though if anyone has anything on this they can share.

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    I would have to go with mbort on this one.


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