What section of the CPT manual would the code for this procedure be located? Please respond to each of the following questions below.

Please be sure that your responses are at least 4 to 6 sentences in length, when appropriate.

Directions: Please respond to each of the following questions below. Please be sure that your responses are at least 4 to 6 sentences in length, when appropriate.

1.Amy underwent surgery for repair of a ruptured spleen. The surgeon, Dr. Stanley, had to perform a splenectomy (he removed a portion of the spleen) as part of the repair. Would the splenectomy be reported separately from the repair code?

2.Harlan undergoes a mediastinotomy. In what section of the CPT manual would the code for this procedure be located? What additional information would be needed to assign a code? If the mediastinotomy involved the removal of a foreign body, could it be coded using the excision codes?

3.Complete the following Chapter 22 exercises in the Step-by-step workbook and include your answers in this homework assignment: #34, 36, 38, and 44.

34.Using the CPT manual and ICD-10-CM/ICD-9-CM manuals, code the following: Injection procedure for identification of the sentinel node with intradermal radioisotope injection for the staging of clinically negative axillae in a patient with primary, malignant neoplasm of the central portion of the right breast.

CPT Code(s): __________

ICD-10-CM Code(s): __________

(ICD-9-CM Code(s): __________)

36.Using the CPT manual and ICD-10-CM/ICD-9-CM manuals, code the following: Drainage of an extensive lymph node abscess. Pathology report indicated Staphylococcus.

CPT Code(s): __________

ICD-10-CM Code(s): __________

(ICD-9-CM Code(s): __________)

38.Using the CPT manual and ICD-10-CM/ICD-9-CM manuals, code the following: Partial splenectomy for a 3-year-old child with sickle cell disease, Hb-C with crisis.

CPT Code(s): __________

ICD-10-CM Code(s): __________

(ICD-9-CM Code(s): __________)

44.Using the CPT manual and ICD-10-CM/ICD-9-CM manuals, code the following: Laparoscopic removal of the spleen.

CPT Code: __________

Please be sure to answer as the directions are stated. 4-6 sentences in length. Thank You.

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