CPT Coding For an Extrapleural Pneumonectomy in Malignant Pleural Meso

A patient diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma may elect to have a risky procedure performed called an extrapleural pneumonectomy. diagram of the respiratory system and the sites affected in an extrapleural pneumonectomy Question: Patient is seen today for treatment of his malignant pleural mesothelioma. An extrapleural pneumonectomy is performed under general anesthesia. The…A patient diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma may elect to have a risky procedure performed called an extrapleural pneumonectomy. Question: Patient is seen today for treatment of his malignant pleural mesothelioma. An extrapleural pneumonectomy is performed...

Pleural Mesothelioma – The Dreadful Disease That Took My Brother’s Life

ICD-10-CM and CPT Coding for Pleural Mesothelioma and Its Treatment Options  Patient who died from pleural mesothelioma Although it doesn’t seem that long ago, my brother Bob was diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma in September 1997. He was only 50 years old. As chronicled by my…ICD-10-CM and CPT Coding for Pleural Mesothelioma and Its Treatment Options  Although it doesn’t seem that long ago, my brother Bob was diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma in September 1997. He was only 50 years old. As chronicled by...