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CPT coding Chapters 25 & 26

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External female genitalia, including labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, and vaginal opening
Vulva
Opening or entrance to the vagina
Introitus
Canal from the external female genitalia to the uterus
Vagina
Rounded, cone-shaped neck of the uterus, part of it protruding into the vagina
Cervix uteri
Uterus
Corpus uteri
Fallopian tube
Oviduct
Scraping of a cavity using a spoon-shaped instrument
Curettage
Expansion
Dilation
Surgical opening through abdominal wall for delivery
Cesarean
Turning of the fetus from a presentation other than cepahlic to cephalic for ease of birth
Version
Procedure to obtain a fetal blood sample, also called a percutaneous umbilical blood sampling
Cordocentesis
Biopsy of the outermost part of the placenta
Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)
Repression of uterine contractions
Tocolysis
Vaginal delivery after previous cesarean delivery
VBAC
Plastic repair of the _____ is surgical repair of the opening to the vagina.
introitus
An incision into the vagina to gain access to the pelvic cavity is _____.
colpotomy
The insertion of a long needle into the back wall of the vagina to gain access to a peritoneal cul de sac abscess is _____.
colpocentesis
A vaginal support device is a _____.
pessary
When reporting the service of the introduction of a diaphragm the cost is included in the introduction. True or False?
False
The term that describes the procedure in which the surgeon strengthens the wall of the weakened vagina by pulling together the weakened vaginal area with sutures is _____.
colporrhaphy
The microscope that is used to view the vagina is a _____.
colposcope
LEEP means:
loop electrode excision procedure
Endometrial _____ is a biopsy of the mucous lining of the uterus.
sampling
What one procedure represents the majority of the codes in the Corpus Uteri subheading?
hysterectomy
Hydatidiform mole results from genetic abnormalities. True or False?
True
A hysterosalpingography would have a component code from what section of the CPT manual?
radiology
The three methods of tubal ligation are ligation, _____, and _____.
transection, occlusion
The first gestation time period is LMP to week __, the second is week __ to week 27, and the third is week __ to the EDD.
12, 13, 28
What does EDD stand for?
estimated date of delivery
Preparation of the cervix for birth or dilation is termed cervical _____.
ripening
Connection of two regions or structures
Isthmus
Tissue connection between right and left thyroid lobes
Isthmus, thyroid
Affecting the opposite side
Contralateral
Develops in the embryo stage after the formation of the thyroid gland
Thyroglossal duct
Glands located on the top of the kidneys that produce steroid hormones
Adrenal
Part of the endocrine system, a gland that produces hormones that regulate metabolism
Thyroid
Produces hormones important to the immune response
Thymus
Produces a hormone to mobilize calcium from the bones to the blood
Parathyroid
The part of the skeleton that encloses the brain
Cranium
Entire skeletal framework of the head
Skull
A method of identifying a specific area or point in the brain
Stereotaxis
Sensory or motor nerve
Somatic nerve
Part of the peripheral nervous system that controls automatic body function; activated under stress
Sympathetic nerve
Twelve pairs of cranial nerves, 31 pairs of spinal nerves, and autonomic nervous system; connects peripheral receptors to the brain and spinal cord
Peripheral nerves
Divert or make an artificial passage
Shunt
Brain and spinal cord
Central Nervous System