Anatomic Regions, Nervous System, Sense Organs, and Respiratory System
- (TCO 3) When a physician severs a nerve root to relieve pain, the root operation coded is:
- (TCO 5) In ICD-10-PCS, all the cranial nerves, 1 through 12, are classified as part of the __________ nervous system
- (TCO 3) A physician has performed marsupilization on a cyst in the pharynx. The cyst wall was sutured open. He removed some of the cyst wall during the suturing process. The root operation is:
- (TCO 3) If the patient has an amputation of a supernumerary digit and it contains bone and soft tissue, the root operation ___________________is selected.
- (TCO 3) When a physician frees a nerve root from surrounding scar tissue to relieve pain, the root operation coded is:
- (TCO 5) The term hindquarter includes:
- (TCO 3) If the patient has an amputation of a supernumerary digit and it contains only soft tissue and no bone, the root operation of __________________is selected.
- (TCO 3) When resection of the colon is performed to stop postprocedural bleeding, the root operation used is:
- (TCO 3) When cautery is used to control postoperative hemorrhage, the root operation used is:
- (TCO 5) Since it is possible to examine the mouth and throat without the use of instruments, a commonly used approach is:
- (TCO 3) The physician removed the ocular lens with replacement by an intraocular lens implant. What is the root operation?
- (TCO 5) This approach is defined as “entry by puncture or minor incision of instrumentation through the skin to aid in the performance of the procedure”:
- (TCO 5) There are many eponyms used when coding procedures from the “Ear, Nose, and Sinus” body system. When it is unclear what the objective of the procedure is and the coder is unsure of what root operation to use, the coder should:
- (TCO 5) When a specific branch of a body part does not have its own body part value in ICD-10-PCS, the body part is coded to:
- (TCO 3) The physician removed the ocular lens without replacement by an intraocular lens implant. What is the root operation?