AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2015 Issue 2; Ask the Editor

Intraoperative EMG Monitoring via Endotracheal Tube

A patient was seen for total thyroidectomy. Following the induction of general endotracheal anesthesia, an endotracheal tube with leads was placed between the vocal folds for neuromonitoring. What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code for intraoperative EMG monitoring via endotracheal tube? There does not appear to be an approach value for natural or artificial opening in the ICD-10-PCS table. ...

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