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Chapter 17

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surgical approach
The difference between the mediastinum incision codes is the _________ __________
bacteria
The spleen initiates an immune response, filters and removes _________from the bloodstream and destroys worn out blood cells.
Separate
Total or partial splenectomy codes are designed in the CPT manual as __________procedures.
Blood Cell
A marrow or _________ __________ transplant is a treatment for patients with blood diseases, such as leukemia or lymphoma.
Aspiration
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.
Allogenic
A(n) ____________bone marrow comes from a close relative.
Autologous
A(n) ____________bone marrow comes from the patient, is processed, and later transplanted or reinfused.
Limited
A(n) _____________ lymphadenectomy is the removal of the lymph node only.
surgical approach
The Mediastinum category of codes is based on the _____________ ______________ taken to perform the mediastinotomy.
Phrenic
Another name for the diaphragmatic nerve is the _________nerve.