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Blank refers to the use of donor materials from an individual of the same species to replace or augment organs, bone, and other tissues.
An blank is a tissue graft from someone else, in contrast with an blank, in which the donor and the recipient are the same person. Blank are routinely used in many branches of medicine to do everything from replacing skin damaged by burns to giving someone with kidney failure a new kidney. Sources for allografts vary, with donor material usually being collected and stored by tissue banks, medical companies which specialize in retrieving, screening, and managing biological materials used in transplantation and grafting procedures.
Allograft and autograft and allografts.
A blank donor is a person who makes the decision to donate his or her body after death for the sake of scientific experiment and discovery, or for organ harvesting.
When performing a renal transplantation from a live donor which two codes should be reported together
Your Answer:50320, 50325
2. If a living renal donor allograft needs reconstruction, such as two ureteral and one arterial anastomosis, in addition to standard preparation, which code(s) would be reported in addition to 50325
Your Answer:50325, 50328-51, 50329-51, 50329-51
3. If a physician does not provide the equipment used to perform the urodynamics but operates the equipment and/or interprets the test results, which modifier must be appended to the codes for physician reporting?
Your Answer:52344-52346, 52352-52355
5. To report insertion of a self-retaining, indwelling stent performed during a diagnostic or therapeutic cystourethroscopy with ureteroscopy and/or pyeloscopy, you may report 52332 in addition to the primary procedure(s). However, you must append which modifier?
Your Answer:51
1. An eight-year-old girl was rushed to the emergency room after she fell off a boy‘s bicycle and sustained a urethral tear. She was taken immediately to the operating room to repair the tear
1. Alphabetical Index → main term repair → sub-term urethra wound 53502-53515
2. Numeric Section → code 53502 urethrorrhaphy, suture of urethral wound or injury, female
2. A 33-year-old female patient returns to the ambulatory surgery center one week following an urethororrhaphy to have removal of urethral stent.
Your Answer:52310-58
1. Alphabetical Index → main term removal → sub-term urethral stent urethra 52310-52315
2. Numeric Section → code 52310 cystourethroscopy, with removal foreigh body, calculus, or ureteral stent from urethra or bladder (separate procedure); simple
3. Modifier -58 is appended to indicate a related procedure is performed by the same physician is performed during the postoperative period
3. A 65-year-old male who is five years status post radical retropubic prostatectomy. At that time he had an implantation of a urinary sphincter, which had been performing well until six months ago. He has had urinary incontinence, and this has gotten progressively worse. He is being taken to the operating room to have a replacement of inflatable urethral sphincter including a pump, reservoir, and cuff.
Your Answer:53447
4. A 60-year-old male patient was diagnosed with primary renal carcinoma on the right. He was brought into the operating room for a nephrectomy with partial ureterectomy (open approach).
Correct Answer:50220-RT
5. A 59-year-old woman had a CT-scan of the abdomen because of left upper quadrant abdominal pain. The CT-scan revealed a 2-cm solid mass consistent with renal cell carcinoma involving the posterior hilum of the left kidney. She was taken to the operating room the next day to have a laparoscopic ablation of the renal mass. _____
Correct Answer:50542-LT