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Step by Step Ch. 21

Step by Step, Chapter 21

There are *** glands in the endocrine system of the body ***9
During the skull-based surgery, if one surgeon performs the approach and a second pysician performs the definitive procedure and a third pysician performs the closure, what modifier is appended to definitive procedure code No Modifier is Used
Shunts are devices used to relive pressure in the brain caused by fluid buildup
What procedure is often performed with a laninectomy? arthrodesis
Neuroplast is the decompression of intact nerves
The Endocrine subsection of the CPT manual contains codes for *** endocrine glands 4
Within the Endocrine System description, the terms sutotal and ***n mean something less than the total ***partial
When reporting a craniectomy/craniotomy procedure, it is common to also code *** procedures ***grafting
In the Surgery of Skull Base, the *** procedure is what is done to the lesion. ***definitive
The initials that indicate a shunting procedure are: CSF
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