ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VNL0ZZ

Release Bilateral Epididymis, Open Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VNL0ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VNL0ZZ
Short Description: Release Bilateral Epididymis, Open Approach
Long Description: Release Bilateral Epididymis, Open Approach

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VNL0ZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VNL0ZZ is a billable procedure code.

ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0V - Male Reproductive System
Operation 0VN - Release
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
L - Epididymis, Bilateral 0 - Open Z - No Device Z - No Qualifier

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Release
Definition:
Freeing a body part from an abnormal physical constraint by cutting or by the use of force
Explanation:
Some of the restraining tissue may be taken out but none of the body part is taken out
Includes:
Adhesiolysis, carpal tunnel release
Approach Open
Definition:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0VNL0ZZ:

Procedures for males only - this code is intended for procedures for males only.

Diagnostic Related Groups

The procedure code 0VNL0ZZ is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 711 - TESTES PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC
  • 712 - TESTES PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 907 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH MCC
  • 908 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH CC
  • 909 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 957 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH MCC
  • 958 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH CC
  • 959 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITHOUT CC/MCC

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