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which treatment of a fracture requires the fracture to be exposed to view or opened at a remote sire for nailing across the fracture?
wound exploration codes have the following services bundled into the codes....
exploration, including enlargment, debridment, removal of foreign body, minor vessel ligation, repair.
Insertion of a device into the muscle to measure the pressure within the muscle is monitoring of
interstitial fluid pressure
fast becoming the treatment of choice for many orthopedic surgeons is what type of procedure?
Whaich of the following flaps describes a bone graft that is taken along with the skin and tissue that overlies te bone?
the restoration of a fracture or dislocation to its normal anatomic alignment by the application of manually applied force is known as..
open treatment o a fracture is when the
fracture is surgically opened and visualized or opened remotely.
What is the difference between the code for a soft tissue abcess in the muskuloskeletol system subsection and the codes for abcess in the integumentary system subsection?
b. the code in the musculoskeletal system subsection is associated with deep rissue possibly to the bone.
d. an injection into the joint, an aspiration of fluid from the joint and a puncure of a joint cavity.
________ is the attatchemt of a spinal fixation device at each end of the area being repaired and at least one other attachment in the area being repaired.
surgical and fracture repair codes in the musculoskeletal subsection
include the application and removal of the initioal casts, splints, or strapping applied by the treating physiscian.
arthroscopy is a desirable treatment choice by physicaians and patients because the
incisons are smaller, risk of infection is decreased, and quicker recovery time.
bone grafts are often coded in conjunction with a surgical procedure. What is the appropriate modifier to apply to the bone graft code?
name four of the five graft types represented in the musculoskeletal subsection
bone graft, tissue, facia, cartilage, tendon
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