AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 2013 Issue 4; Ask the Editor
Hernia Repair with Component Separation
A patient had ventral hernia repair with alloderm mesh and abdominal wall component separation. At surgery, the hernia sac was excised; the rectus muscle was mobilized and separated from the posterior sheath; mesh with acellular dermal matrix was placed behind the rectus muscle and the anterior rectus fascia was then re-approximated. What are the appropriate ICD-9-CM procedure code assignments for this surgery? ...
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