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Size Up 7th Character Options for Restenosis

Question: We have a question regarding the seventh character on in-stent restenosis code T82.858-. Patient had in-stent re-stenosis of RC, 90 percent. PCI (stent) was done, reducing to 0 percent. I am using 92928-RC with dx code T82.858-. From looking at previous intervention reports for this patient, the stent was originally placed prior to September 2002. I have no access to [...]

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