ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 00F6XZZ

Fragmentation in Cerebral Ventricle, External Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 00F6XZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 00F6XZZ
Short Description: Fragmentation in Cerebral Ventricle, External Approach
Long Description: Fragmentation in Cerebral Ventricle, External Approach

This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 00F6XZZ

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The code 00F6XZZ is a billable procedure code but might NOT BE COVERED BY MEDICARE.

ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 00 - Central Nervous System and Cranial Nerves
Operation 00F - Fragmentation
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
6 - Cerebral Ventricle X - External Z - No Device Z - No Qualifier

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Fragmentation
Definition:
Breaking solid matter in a body part into pieces
Explanation:
Physical force (e.g., manual, ultrasonic) applied directly or indirectly is used to break the solid matter into pieces. The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body. The pieces of solid matter are not taken out
Includes:
Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, transurethral lithotripsy
Body Part Cerebral Ventricle
Includes:
Aqueduct of Sylvius
Cerebral aqueduct (Sylvius)
Choroid plexus
Ependyma
Foramen of Monro (intraventricular)
Fourth ventricle
Interventricular foramen (Monro)
Left lateral ventricle
Right lateral ventricle
Third ventricle
Approach External
Definition:
Procedures performed directly on the skin or mucous membrane and procedures performed indirectly by the application of external force through the skin or mucous membrane

Code Edits

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