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Uniplane Fixation


Suggested institutional coding for external fixation


Suggested institutional coding for external fixation: the reimbursement for orthopedic medical devices is often already included in the apc or drg payment[...]


Podiatry management online


Query: callus distraction coding from: mafutaga s. tagaloa-tulifau, d.p.m. what is the correct cpt code for callous distraction procedure to treat brachymetatarsal[...]


Tip: carefully code fracture care - www.hcpro.com


E-mail; print; rss; tip: carefully code fracture care ambulatory surgery reimbursement update, july 1, 2008. have you noticed that the fracture care codes description[...]


External fixation and temporary stabilization of femoral


External fixation and temporary stabilization of femoral and tibial trauma eben a. carroll, md, and l. andrew koman, md external fixation is an important option in[...]


Pilon fracture orif / ex fix - eorif | eorif


Synonyms: external fixation, pilon fracture orif, orif tiiial plafond. pilon fracture orif cpt. 27828 (open treatment of fracture of weigth bearing articular surface[...]


Commonly asked foot and ankle coding questions


Commonly asked foot and ankle coding questions. mary legrand, rn, ma, ccs-p, cpc. this month’s coding column addresses questions related to coding of foot and ankle[...]


The Pros and Cons of Lap Band Surgery

In the quest to find the ultimate weight loss solution, medical researchers have come up with a variety of procedures and diets.  One of them is lap band surgery.  This is a simple procedure wherein a lap band (short for laparoscopic gastric band) is placed in the upper portion of the stomach.  This procedure creates [...]



Child hernia surgery restrictions & advises

Hernia surgery is a very simple surgery that succeeds in almost all cases. But doctors recommend parents not to delay their child’s operation because some complications can appear in this situation. Next follow some useful facts about the surgery.



Home Remedies For Boils

Boil is a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue in the skin. It starts off as reddened tender area and over a period of time, the area around it becomes firm and hard. The center of the boil full of pus is soft and is filled with infection fighting white blood cells, bacteria [...]




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