AMA CPT® Assistant - 1992 Issue 1 (January)

Total Hip Replacement (Spring 1992)

Spring 1992 page 8 Case-by-Case Total Hip Replacement Since each case is different, the coding information presented in this case study pertains to this case only. Your specific case may vary. Please review the available information carefully before choosing the appropriate CPT and ICD-9-CM codes for your specific case. Glossary of Terms* Allograft (allogenic): a tissue or organ transferred between genetically dissimilar members of the same species. Ankylosis: consolidation and abnormal immobility of a joint. AP: anteroposterior view of a part (x-ray beam passes from front to back). Arthroplasty: reconstructive surgery of a joint or joints to restore motion...

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