AMA CPT® Assistant - 1999 Issue 2 (February)

Surgery Nervous System, 64680 (Q&A) (February 1999)

February 1999 page 10e Coding Consultation Surgery Nervous System, 64680 (Q&A) Question How do I report a procedure where the splanchnic nerve is injected with phenol? AMA Comment Since the splanchnic nerve is part of the celiac plexus, and phenol is a neurolytic agent, you should report CPT code 64680, Destruction by neurolytic agent, celiac plexus, with or without radiologic monitoring. Surgery Nervous System, 64680 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1999; February 1999 page 10e ...

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