Endocrine System and Nervous System

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Maya37
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Endocrine System and Nervous System
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2011-08-14 14:29:26
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ES and NS
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  1. There are ______ glands in the endocrine system of the body?
    9
  2. The peripheral nervous system refers to the nervous structures outside of the ______.
    central nervous system
  3. 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
  4. Shunt are devices used to
    relieve pressure in the brain caused by fluid buildpup.
  5. What procedure is often preformed with laminectomy?
    arthrodesis
  6. Neuroplasty is the
    decompression of intact nerves
  7. The endocrine subsection of the CPT manuel contains codes for _____ endocrine glands.
    4
  8. This is the most commonly known neuroplastic procedure:
    carpal tunnel
  9. Within the Endocrine System description, the terms subtotal and _______ mean something lessthan the total.
    radical
  10. When reporting a craniectomy/craniotomy procedure , it is uncommon that additional _______ is required:
    Grafting
  11. In the surgery of skull base the _______ procedure is the method used to obtain exposure of the lesion
    approach
  12. In the surgery of skull base, the _____ procedure is what is done to the lesion
    definitive
  13. The initials that indicate a shunting procedure are:
    CSF
  14. This term refers to bifurcation of the carotid artery and may be the site of a tumor:
    carotid body
  15. When a laminectomy is performed _____ is often preformed
    arthrodesis

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