There are ______ glands in the endocrine system of the body?
The peripheral nervous system refers to the nervous structures outside of the ______.
central nervous system
During skull-based surgery, if one surgeon performs the approach and a second physician performs the definitive procedure and a third performs the closure, what modifier is appended to the defiitive procedure code?
no modifieris used
Shunt are devices used to
relieve pressure in the brain caused by fluid buildpup.
What procedure is often preformed with laminectomy?
Neuroplasty is the
decompression of intact nerves
The endocrine subsection of the CPT manuel contains codes for _____ endocrine glands.
This is the most commonly known neuroplastic procedure:
Within the Endocrine System description, the terms subtotal and _______ mean something lessthan the total.
When reporting a craniectomy/craniotomy procedure , it is uncommon that additional _______ is required:
In the surgery of skull base the _______ procedure is the method used to obtain exposure of the lesion
In the surgery of skull base, the _____ procedure is what is done to the lesion
The initials that indicate a shunting procedure are:
This term refers to bifurcation of the carotid artery and may be the site of a tumor:
When a laminectomy is performed _____ is often preformed