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CPT 4000F, Under Therapeutic, Preventive or Other Interventions

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 4000F as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Therapeutic, Preventive or Other Interventions.

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July 13, 2012

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post tee read by dr y cardiothoracic that performed surgery

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Patient had a intestinal fistula that attached to the lower abdominal wall and was leaking stool through the patient's pan... [ Read More ]
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