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ICD-10-PCS ROOT OP

ICD-10-PCS ROOT OPERATIONS IN THE MEDICAL AND SURGICAL SECTION

TermDefinition
ROOT OPERATION THE THIRD CHARACTER IN AN ICD-10-PCS CODE, WHICH REFERS O THE OBJECTIVE OF THE PROCEDURE
EXCISION CUTTING OUT/OFF WITHOUT REPLACEMENT SOME OF A BODY PART. (BREAST LUMPECTOMY)
RESECTION CUTTING OUT/OFF WITHOUT REPLACEMENT ALL OF A BODY PART. (TOTAL MASTECTOMY)
DETACHMENT CUTTING OUT/OFF WITHOUT REPLACEMENT, EXTREMITY ONLY, ANY LEVEL (AMPUTATION ABOVE ELBOW)
DESTRUCTION ERADICATING WITHOUT REPLACEMENT SOME/ALL OF A BODY PART (FULGURATION OF ENDOMETRIUM)
EXTRACTION PULLING OUT OR OFF WITHOUT REPLACEMENT SOME/ALL OF A BODY PART (SUCTION D&C)
DRAINAGE TAKING/LETTING OUT FLUIDS/GASSES WITHIN A BODY PART (INCISION AND DRAINAGE)
EXTIPATION TAKING/CUTTING OUT SOLID MATTER WITHIN A BODY PART (THROMBECTOMY)
FRAGMENTATION BREAKING SOLID MATTER INTO PIECES WITHIN A BODY PART (LITHOTRIPSY)
DIVISIONS CUTTING INTO/SEPARATING A BODY PART WITHIN A BODY PART (NEUROTOMY)
RELEASE FREEING A BODY PART FROM CONSTRAINT AROUND A BODY PART (ADHESIOLYSIS)
TRANSPLANTATION PUTTING IN A LIVING BODY PART FROM A PERSON/ANIMAL SOME/ALL OF A BODY PART (KIDNEY TRANSPLANT)
REATTACHMENT PUTTING BACK A DETACHED BODY PART SOME/ALL OF A BODY PART (REATTACH FINGER)
TRANSFER MOVING A BODY PART TO A FUNCTION FOR A SIMILAR BODY PART SOME/ALL OF A BODY PART (SKIN TRANSFER FLAP)
REPOSITION MOVING A BODY PART TO NORMAL OR OTHER SUITABLE LOCATION SOMEALL OF A BODY PART (MOVE UNDESCENDED TESTICLE)
RESTRICTION PARTIALLY CLOSING ORIFICE/LUMEN TUBULAR BODY PART (GASTROESOPHAGEAL FUNDOPLICATION)
OCCLUSION COMPLETELY CLOSING ORIFICE/LUMEN TUBULAR BODY PART (FALOPIAN TUBE LIGATION)
DIALATION EXPANDING ORIFICE/LUMEN TUBULAR BODY PART (PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY (PTCA))
BYPASS ALTERING ROUTE OF PASSAGE TUBULAR BODY PART (CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT (CABG))
INSERTION PUTTING IN NON-BIOLOGICAL DEVICE IN/ON A BODY PART (CENTRAL LINE INSERTION)
REPLACEMENT PUTTING IN DEVICE THAT REPLACES A BODY PART SOME/ALL OF A BODY PART (TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT)
SUPPLEMENT PUTTING IN A DEVICE THAT REINFORCES OR AUGMENTS A BODY PART IN/ON A BODY PART (ABDOMINAL WALL HERNIORRAHAPHY USING MESH)
CHANGE EXCHANGING DEVICE WITHOUT CUTTING/PUNCTURING IN/ON A BODY PART (DRAINAGE TUBE CHANGE)
REMOVAL TAKING OUT DEVICE IN/ON A BODY PART (CENTRAL LINE REMOVAL)
REVISION CORRECTING A MALFUNCTIONING DISPLACED DEVICE IN/ON A BODY PART (REVISION OF PACEMAKER INSERTION)
INSPECTION VISUAL/MANUAL EXPLORATION SOME/ALL OF A BODY PART (DIAGNOSTIC CYTOSCOPY)
MAP LOCATION OF ELECTRICAL IMPULSES/FUNCTIONAL AREAS OF BRAIN/CARDIAC CONDUCTION MECHANISM (CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL STUDY)
CONTROL STOPPIN/ATTEMPTING TO STOP POSTPROCEDURAL BLEEDING OF ANATOMICAL REGION (POST-PROSTATECTOMY BLEEDING CONTROL)
REPAIR RESTORING A BODY PART TO ITS NORMAL STRUCTURE SOME/ALL OF A BODY PART (SUTURE OF A LACERATION)
FUSION RENDERING A JOINT IMMOBILE (SPINAL FUSION)
ALTERATION MODIFYING A BODY PART FOR COSMETIC PURPOSES WITHOUT AFFECTING ITS FUNCTION SOME/ALL OF A BODY PART (FACE LIFT)
CREATION MAKING A NEW STRUCTURE FOR SEX CHANGE OPERATION, PERINEUM (ARTIFICIAL VAGINA/PENIS)
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