ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0WFCXZZ

Fragmentation in Mediastinum, External Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0WFCXZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0WFCXZZ
Short Description: Fragmentation in Mediastinum, External Approach
Long Description: Fragmentation in Mediastinum, External Approach

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

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The code 0WFCXZZ is a billable procedure code but might NOT BE COVERED BY MEDICARE.

ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0W - Anatomical Regions, General
Operation 0WF - Fragmentation
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
C - Mediastinum 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 Mediastinum
Includes:
Mediastinal cavity
Mediastinal space
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

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