The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 19081 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Excision Procedures on the Breast.
Fiducial markers serve as radiologic landmarks. The marker(s) is placed in or near a tumor, under imaging guidance, and becomes the “target” to facilitate precise delivery of radiation treatmen... [ Read More ]
Overlooking minor changes can be a costly mistake. Within the Surgery section of CPT®, the new year brings just two new Integumentary codes, and deletes a single Musculoskeletal code. Minor change... [ Read More ]
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