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what is the cpt code for ct guided lung biopsy

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Location, a bit small, for needle open video assisted may work well, if superficial . Also, how long has it been present? Any growth? Pet scan?

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Dr. Michael Brooks
29 years experience Gastroenterology
Should be fine: Ct-guided biopsies are ok in patients with icd's. Cardiac clearance is warranted before undergoing invasive procedures though.
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Dr. Craig Brown
Specializes in Pulmonology
CT guided biopsy: When a spot is close enough to the chest wall, interventional radiologists are able to use ct scan pictures to guide a small needle into a spot. Norma ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Wait for result: Yes, lymphoma is a possibility. There is also relationship between autoimmune disorder like rheumatoid arthritis and certain type of lymphoma. Howeve ... Read More
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