Below is a list summarizing the CPT codes for twist drills, burr hole(s), or trephine procedures on the skull, meninges, and brain.
CPT Code 61105
CPT 61105 describes a twist drill hole for subdural or ventricular puncture.
CPT Code 61107
CPT 61107 describes the procedure for creating twist drill hole(s) for a subdural, intracerebral, or ventricular puncture and implanting a ventricular catheter, pressure recording device, or other intracerebral monitoring devices.
CPT Code 61108
CPT 61108 describes the procedure for creating a twist drill hole(s) for a subdural, intracerebral, or ventricular puncture and evacuation and/or drainage of subdural hematoma.
CPT Code 61120
CPT 61120 describes the burr hole(s) procedure for a ventricular puncture, including gas injection, contrast media, dye, or radioactive material.
CPT Code 61140
CPT 61140 describes a procedure involving burr hole(s) or trephine with a brain biopsy or intracranial lesion.
CPT Code 61150
CPT 61150 describes the procedure of burr hole(s) or trephine with drainage of brain abscess or cyst.
CPT Code 61151
CPT 61151 describes the burr hole(s) or trephine procedure with subsequent tapping (aspiration) of intracranial abscess or cyst.
CPT Code 61154
CPT 61154 describes the evacuation and/or drainage of extradural or subdural hematoma through burr hole(s).
CPT Code 61156
CPT 61156 describes the aspiration of hematoma or cyst, intracerebral, through a burr hole.
CPT Code 61210
CPT 61210 describes Burr hole(s) for implanting a ventricular catheter, reservoir, EEG electrode(s), pressure recording device, or other cerebral monitoring devices as a separate procedure.
CPT Code 61215
CPT 61215 describes the insertion of a subcutaneous reservoir, pump, or continuous infusion system to connect to a ventricular catheter.
CPT Code 61250
CPT 61250 describes an exploratory supratentorial burr hole or trephine procedure that is not followed by other surgery.
CPT Code 61253
CPT 61253 describes burr hole(s) or trephine procedures performed infratentorial, either unilaterally or bilaterally.