Below is a list summarizing the CPT codes for repair, revision, and/or reconstruction procedures on the femur (thigh region) and knee joint.
CPT Code 27380
CPT 27380 describes the suture of the infrapatellar tendon as a primary procedure.
CPT Code 27381
CPT 27381 describes suturing of the infrapatellar tendon with secondary reconstruction, including fascial or tendon grafts.
CPT Code 27385
CPT 27385 describes suturing of a primary quadriceps or hamstring muscle rupture.
CPT Code 27386
CPT 27386 describes suturing of a quadriceps or hamstring muscle rupture and secondary reconstruction with a fascial or tendon graft.
CPT Code 27390
CPT 27390 describes an open tenotomy of a single hamstring tendon from the knee to the hip.
CPT Code 27391
CPT 27391 describes an open tenotomy of multiple hamstring tendons from the knee to the hip on one leg.
CPT Code 27392
CPT 27392 describes a bilateral tenotomy, open, of multiple tendons of the hamstring from the knee to the hip.
CPT Code 27393
CPT 27393 describes the lengthening of a single hamstring tendon.
CPT Code 27394
CPT 27394 describes the lengthening of a hamstring tendon involving multiple tendons on one leg.
CPT Code 27395
CPT 27395 describes the lengthening of bilateral hamstring tendons.
CPT Code 27396
CPT 27396 describes the transplant or transfer of a single tendon from the thigh extensor to the thigh flexor with muscle redirection or rerouting.
CPT Code 27397
CPT 27397 describes the transplant or transfer of multiple tendons with muscle redirection or rerouting from the thigh, such as the extensor to the flexor.
CPT Code 27400
CPT 27400 describes hamstrings transfer to the femur, such as an Egger’s type procedure.
CPT Code 27403
CPT 27403 describes arthrotomy with meniscus repair of the knee.
CPT Code 27405
CPT 27405 describes the repair of a primary torn ligament and/or capsule of the knee collateral.
CPT Code 27407
CPT 27407 describes the repair of a primary torn ligament and/or knee capsule, including the cruciate.
CPT Code 27409
CPT 27409 describes the repair of a primary torn ligament and/or knee capsule, including collateral and cruciate ligaments.
CPT Code 27412
CPT 27412 describes autologous chondrocyte implantation of the knee.
CPT Code 27415
CPT 27415 describes open knee osteochondral allograft.
CPT Code 27416
CPT 27416 describes the open harvesting of autografts for osteochondral autografts in the knee, such as mosaicplasty.
CPT Code 27418
CPT 27418 describes anterior tibial tubercleplasty (e.g., Maquet-type procedure).
CPT Code 27420
CPT 27420 describes a procedure for reconstructing a dislocating patella, such as a Hauser-type procedure.
CPT Code 27422
CPT 27422 describes a procedure involving the reconstruction of a dislocating patella with extensor realignment and/or muscle advancement or release, such as the Campbell, Goldwaite type procedure.
CPT Code 27424
CPT 27424 describes patellectomy for the reconstruction of a dislocating patella.
CPT Code 27425
CPT 27425 describes open lateral retinacular release.
CPT Code 27427
CPT 27427 describes extra-articular ligamentous reconstruction (augmentation) of the knee.
CPT Code 27428
CPT 27428 describes ligamentous reconstruction (augmentation) of the knee through an intra-articular (open) approach.
CPT Code 27429
CPT 27429 uses an open approach to describe ligamentous reconstruction (augmentation) of the knee, both intra-articular and extra-articular.
CPT Code 27430
CPT 27430 describes Quadricepsplasty (e.g., Bennett or Thompson type).
CPT Code 27435
CPT 27435 describes a capsulotomy, posterior capsular release, and knee procedure.
CPT Code 27437
CPT 27437 describes arthroplasty of the patella without a prosthesis.
CPT Code 27438
CPT 27438 describes arthroplasty of the patella with a prosthesis.
CPT Code 27440
CPT 27440 describes arthroplasty of the knee tibial plateau.
CPT Code 27441
CPT 27441 describes arthroplasty of the knee tibial plateau with debridement and partial synovectomy.
CPT Code 27442
CPT 27442 describes arthroplasty of the knee’s femoral condyles and/or tibial plateau(s).
CPT Code 27443
CPT 27443 describes knee arthroplasty with debridement and partial synovectomy of the femoral condyles or tibial plateau(s).
CPT Code 27445
CPT 27445 describes knee arthroplasty using a hinge prosthesis such as the Walldius type.
CPT Code 27446
CPT 27446 describes knee arthroplasty, either medial or lateral compartment, involving the condyle and plateau.
CPT Code 27447
CPT Code 27448
CPT 27448 describes a procedure of an osteotomy of the femur shaft or supracondylar without fixation.
CPT Code 27450
CPT 27450 describes the osteotomy of the femur shaft or supracondylar with fixation.
CPT Code 27454
CPT 27454 describes a Sofield-type procedure involving an osteotomy with realignment on an intramedullary rod of the femoral shaft.
CPT Code 27455
CPT 27455 describes a procedure involving an osteotomy of the proximal tibia, including the excision or osteotomy of the fibula and the correction of genu varus or genu valgus before epiphyseal closure.
CPT Code 27457
CPT 27457 describes an osteotomy of the proximal tibia, including fibular excision or osteotomy and correction of genu varus or genu valgus after epiphyseal closure.
CPT Code 27465
CPT Code 27466
CPT 27466 describes Osteoplasty of the femur for lengthening.
CPT Code 27468
CPT 27468 describes a combined osteoplasty of the femur involving lengthening and shortening with a femoral segment transfer.
CPT Code 27470
CPT 27470 describes the repair of a nonunion or malunion of the distal femur to the head and neck without using a graft, such as a compression technique.
CPT Code 27472
CPT 27472 describes the repair of a nonunion or malunion of the distal femur to the head and neck with an iliac or other autogenous bone graft, including obtaining the graft.
CPT Code 27475
CPT 27475 describes the arrest of epiphyseal growth of the distal femur by any method, such as epiphysiodesis.
CPT Code 27477
CPT 27477 describes the arrest of epiphyseal growth of the proximal tibia and fibula by any method, such as epiphysiodesis.
CPT Code 27479
CPT 27479 describes the arrest of epiphyseal growth by any method, such as epiphysiodesis, combined with the distal femur, proximal tibia, and fibula.
CPT Code 27485
CPT 27485 describes the arrest of hemiepiphyseal distal femur, proximal tibia, or fibula, such as genu varus or valgus.
CPT Code 27486
CPT 27486 describes the revision of total knee arthroplasty for a single component with or without allograft.
CPT Code 27487
CPT 27487 describes the revision of total knee arthroplasty, including the femoral and entire tibial components, with or without allograft.
CPT Code 27488
CPT 27488 describes the removal of a total knee prosthesis, including methylmethacrylate, with or without the insertion of a knee spacer.
CPT Code 27495
CPT 27495 describes prophylactic treatment (nailing, pinning, plating, or wiring) with or without methylmethacrylate for the femur.
CPT Code 27496
CPT 27496 describes a decompression fasciotomy of the thigh and/or knee in one compartment, either flexor, extensor, or adductor.
CPT Code 27497
CPT 27497 describes a decompression fasciotomy of the thigh and/or knee, one compartment (flexor, extensor, or adductor) with debridement of nonviable muscle and/or nerve.
CPT Code 27498
CPT 27498 describes Decompression Fasciotomy of the Thigh and/or Knee in Multiple Compartments.
CPT Code 27499
CPT 27499 describes a decompression fasciotomy of the thigh and/or knee with multiple compartments, including debridement of nonviable muscle and/or nerve.