relieve pressure in the brain caused by fluid buildup
The Endocrine subsection of the CPT manual contains codes for ____ endocrine glands.
The physician anesthetizes the vagus nerve. CPT Code: ______
What procedure is often performed with a laminectomy?
The physician resects an easily accessible arteriovenous malformation (AVM) in the infratentorial region of the brain. CPT Code: ___________
Complex repair of intracranial arteriovenous malformation, supratentorial. CPT Code: ______
In the Surgery of Skull Base, the ____ procedure is what is done to the lesion.
When reporting a craniectomy/craniotomy procedure, it is common that additional ____ is required.
Neuroplasty is the:
decompression of intact nerves
Within the Endocrine System description, the terms subtotal and ____ mean something less than the total.
The physician biopsies an intracranial lesion using stereotaxis. CPT Code: ______
During skull-based surgery, if one surgeon performs the approach and a second physician performs the definitive procedure and a third physician performs the closure, what modifier is appended to the definitive procedure code?
no modifier is used
In the Surgery of Skull Base, the ____ procedure is the method used to obtain exposure of the lesion.
The initials that indicate a shunting procedure are:
Anesthetic injection of sphenopalatine ganglion. CPT Code: ______
The physician removes the entire thyroid. CPT Code: ______
Incision and drainage of an infected thyroglossal duct cyst.
CPT Code: _______
Destruction of infraorbital nerve with neurolytic agent. CPT Code: _________
The peripheral nervous system refers to the nervous structures outside of the:
central nervous system
The physician drills a burr hole in the cranium to drain a subdural hematoma. CPT Code: ____
The physician irrigates an existing ventricular catheter. CPT Code: ______
There are ____ glands in the endocrine system of the body.
the most commonly known neuroplastic procedure:
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