AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2014 Issue 3; Ask the Editor

Fetoscopic Laser Photocoagulation and Laser Microseptostomy for Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome

The patient is a 34-year-old female, who is 21 weeks gestation, and currently diagnosed with twin-twin transfusion syndrome. The patient underwent selective fetoscopic laser photocoagulation and laser microseptostomy. At surgery, the fetoscope was inserted; amniotic fluid was aspirated; and a laser successfully photocoagulated all seven vascular connections. The provider then performed a laser microseptostomy in the inter-twin membrane. What are the appropriate ICD-10-PCS codes for selective fetoscopic laser photocoagulation and laser microseptostomy for twin-twin transfusion syndrome?  ...

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