CPT Codes For Repair Procedures On The Diaphragm
Below is a list summarizing the CPT codes for repair procedures on the diaphragm.
CPT Code 39501
CPT 39501 describes the repair of a laceration of the diaphragm using any approach.
CPT Code 39503
CPT 39503 describes the repair of a neonatal diaphragmatic hernia with or without chest tube insertion and with or without creating a ventral hernia.
CPT Code 39540
CPT 39540 describes the repair of a traumatic acute diaphragmatic hernia (other than neonatal).
CPT Code 39541
CPT 39541 describes the repair of a traumatic, chronic diaphragmatic hernia (other than neonatal).
CPT Code 39545
CPT 39545 describes the imbrication of the diaphragm for eventration, whether transthoracic or transabdominal, and whether paralytic or nonparalytic.
CPT Code 39560
CPT 39560 describes the resection of the diaphragm with a simple repair, such as a primary suture.
CPT Code 39561
CPT 39561 describes the resection of the diaphragm with complex repairs, such as using prosthetic material or a local muscle flap.