AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2019 Issue 3; Ask the Editor
Removal of Sternal Wire
A patient with prostate cancer presented for a robotic radical prostatectomy and pelvic lymph node dissection. After removal of the prostate, it was noted that it appeared a bit raw near the right base/mid bundle and an additional tiny sliver of the prostatic neurovascular bundle was removed for biopsy and sent to pathology. There does not appear to be a body part value to capture the neurovascular bundle. What is the code for a biopsy of the prostatic neurovascular bundle? ...
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