CPT® 27447, Under Repair, Revision, and/or Reconstruction Procedures on the Femur (Thigh Region) and Knee Joint

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 27447 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Repair, Revision, and/or Reconstruction Procedures on the Femur (Thigh Region) and Knee Joint.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider replaces the damaged weight bearing surfaces of both the medial and lateral compartments in the knee joint using implants of metal or other strong materials. She may or may not replace the patella with an implant. The aim of this procedure is to relieve the pain and disability in a severely damaged knee.

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