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Old 06-17-2012, 06:41 AM
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Default Right Upper Lobectomy

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 ?

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Old 07-04-2012, 04:51 PM
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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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