Baldy-Webster operation (uterine suspension) 69.22
Emmet operation (cervix) 67.61
c. A main term may be followed by a series of words (modifiers) in parenthesis.
The presence or absence of these modifiers in the procedure do not affect the selection
of the code.
Lung (Partial) (Total ) 34.51
d. A main term may be followed by individual indented line entries ( subterms)
which describe a difference in site, surgical technique, approaches, and the extent of
the procedure. The presence of these entries do affect the selection of the code.
radical (wide) . . . 86.4
3. Tabular List
The procedure code structure is as follows:
a. Two digit section co des which provide a section heading by site and general
description of the procedure.
32 Excision of lung and bronchus.
b. Three digit category codes which specify the procedure.
32.0 Local excision or destruction of lesion or tissue of bronchus.