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what is the cpt code for removal of lung cyst thoracotomy

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Yes: Sometimes cysts in the lung are removed surgically which results in cure. Send a copy of your chest x-ray if possible.

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Moammar
Specializes in Pulmonology
LAM: Spontaneous pneumothoraces are not uncommon in patients with lam. Unfortunately, it is a recurrent problem. The time to heal will depend on the severi ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
Liver Cysts: Fairly easy to diagnose with ultrasound and ct. These are benign, common, and of no consequence. They are not "pre-malignant", and do not need to be s ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Very: Surgical resection for non-small cell lung cancer is the best treatment overall. It removes the tumor, and allows for examination of the lymph nodes t ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
M.D. visit: Most likely the pain that you are experiencing is related to muscular strain from the procedure. If you are experiencing shortness of breath and/or th ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
27 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
May go away: You have what is called as recurrent pneumothorax. Have you been seen by a pulmonologist? If not you will need to be. The surest way of preventing ano ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
You have to see Dr: Air may be accumulating again, ( recurrent pneumothorax ) call your doctor or even better go to er for chest x-ray.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Numbness: I am assuming your numbness is near the incision which you had for the surgery. If that is the case numbness as a result of having the small cutaneous ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Thoracotomy: Immediately after surgery you do feel short of breath and it may be necessary to use oxygen for several months.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Intercostal nerve: Injury common issue after thoracotomy talk to surgeon many resolve with time neuropraxia.
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