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A 13 year old male sustained a fractured right femur during…

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a 13 year old male sustained a fractured right femur during a soccer game and underwent open treatment with insertion of two screws and two pins. after administration of general anesthesia, an incision was made over the fracture site and a metal rod was inserted through the bone's shaft to stabilize it. The rod was secured with screws, and the leg was placed in a cast.
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Plastic Surgeon: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 6 months ago
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Hello, this is Dr. Stan, thank you for your question. I am U.S. trained,

Board Certified and I have 30 years of patient experience and I am here to help you today.

From your description, the surgical procedure is appropriate and healing will occur. Postoperative weight bearing and physical therapy are used to help the healing process.Do you have any additional questions?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I need the CPT code for this procedure please
Plastic Surgeon: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 6 months ago
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Do you just need the CPT code for the femur rodding surgery?
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Plastic Surgeon: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 6 months ago
27506 would probably be best one for that procedure
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