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ACL Reconstruction with Allograft

The provider examines the tissue inside the knee joint with an arthroscope. She identifies and repairs a tear in the anterior cruciate ligament and repairs it with tissue taken from elsewhere in the knee or, if necessary, from a donor source. The procedure relieves pain and improves mobility in the joint. CPT code: 29888  

Rotator Cuff Repair (open)

In this procedure, the provider performs an open surgical repair of an acute tear of the rotator cuff in the shoulder. The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that stabilizes the shoulder joint. CPT code: 23410  

Total Shoulder Replacement

In this procedure, the provider performs a total shoulder arthroplasty in which the provider replaces the damaged head of the humerus and the glenoid cavity with prosthetic implants. The provider performs this procedure to treat severe arthritis of the shoulder joint. The aim of this procedure is to relieve the pain and disability in a severely damaged shoulder. CPT code: 23472  

Fracture Care (ORIF: Open Reduction Internal Fixation) - Upper Arm

In this procedure, the provider performs an open treatment of a surgical or anatomical neck fracture of the upper end of the humerus. He may or may not use internal fixation implants such as pins or screws to fix the fracture. Also, he may repair the tuberosities, or the rounded projections on the upper end of the humerus. CPT code: 23615  

Extensor Tendon Repair

In this procedure, the provider incises the medial or lateral site of a tenotomy for debridement of the fibrosed tissue to relieve the contracture of the tendon. He also reattaches the residual tendons. CPT code: 24359  

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