AMA CPT Knowledge Base - Sep 17, 2018

A patient undergoes a staged procedure performed by the same physician, with the two stages performed four days apart. During the first stage, a vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous (VRAM) flap is harvested and placed into the retroperitoneal space to assist with closure in the second stage. During the second stage, the previously harvested flap is transposed from the retroperitoneal space to its final position for inset. What are the appropriate code(s) to report?

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