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The difference between the mediastinum incision codes is the surgical _________________.
Approach
The spleen initiates an immune response, filters and removes ____________ from the bloodstream and destroys worn out blood cells.
bacteria
Total or partial splenectomy codes are designated in the CPT manual as ______________ procedures.
separate
A marrow or ____________ ________________ transplant is a treatment for patients with blood diseases, such as leukemia or lymphoma.
blood cell
A bone marrow _______________ is a procudure in which a sample of bone marrow is taken by means of a needle that is inserted into the marrow cavity.
aspiration
A(n) ___________________ bone marrow comes from a close relative.
allogenic
A(n) ______________ bone marrow comes from the patient, is processed, and later transplanted or reinfused.
autologous
A(n) ____________ lymphandenectomy is the removal of the lymph nodes only.
limited
The Mediastinum category of codes is based on the ________ ____________ taken to perform the mediastinotomy.
surgical approach
Another name for the diaphragmatic nerve is the ___________ nerve.
phrenic
How many endocrine glands are included in the Endocrine subsection of the CPT menual?
4
The pituitary and pineal gland procedure codes are in what subsection of the Surgery section?
Nervous System
The codes for the pancreatic procedures are located in what subsection of the Surgery section?
Digestive
Both subtotal and partial mean something less than ________.
total
Twist or _________ holes are made through the skull to accomplish procedures of the brain.
burr
The _________ procedure is the method used to obtain exposure to a lesion of the skull base, and the ______________ procedure is what is done to the lesion.
approach, definitive
CSF means:
cerebrospinal fluid
The most commonly known neuroplasty procedure is a(n):
carpal tunnel
This term describes the location of the bifurcation of the carotid artery in the neck:
cartoid body
Would you report separately the additional grafting required to repair the surgical defect caused by a craniectomy?
Yes
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