Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: fasciotomy

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2007

    Default fasciotomy

    four compartment fasciotomy -


    Is this the correct cpt for this procedure? There was a visit performed prior to this which is what prompted the decision for surgery.

    Patient was brought to operating room. A longitudinal incision was made medially and laterally. Medially, the medial and superficial compartments were incised and relaxed laterally the anterior and deep compartment.

  2. #2


    Sounds like a component seperation, CPT 15734 which is done left, right, or bilateral. I would ask your doctor if this is a component seperation.

    Anna Barnes, CPC, CEMC, CGSCS

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007


    good point...thanks for taking the time to respond and give some insight and input on this

Similar Threads

  1. Shoulder Fasciotomy
    By broncsrox in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-13-2012, 11:04 AM
  2. fasciotomy confusion
    By monica@hands in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-30-2012, 02:51 PM
  3. fasciotomy
    By docndent in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-06-2011, 09:52 AM
  4. Help! Revision of Fasciotomy
    By dpumford in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-08-2011, 08:22 PM
  5. Fasciotomy question
    By donnagullikson in forum Interventional Radiology
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-07-2010, 09:24 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts