The difference between the mediastinum incision codes is the _________ __________
The spleen initiates an immune response, filters and removes _________from the bloodstream and destroys worn out blood cells.
Total or partial splenectomy codes are designed in the CPT manual as __________procedures.
A marrow or _________ __________ transplant is a treatment for patients with blood diseases, such as leukemia or lymphoma.
A bone marrow ___________ is a procedure in which a sample of bone marrow is taken by means of a needle that is inserted into the marrow cavity.
A(n) ____________bone marrow comes from a close relative.
A(n) ____________bone marrow comes from the patient, is processed, and later transplanted or reinfused.
A(n) _____________ lymphadenectomy is the removal of the lymph node only.
The Mediastinum category of codes is based on the _____________ ______________ taken to perform the mediastinotomy.
Another name for the diaphragmatic nerve is the _________nerve.