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...