Bone, joint and muscle - MBS items

The following MBS item numbers are included in this clinical category. The following is an indicative list of MBS items that are covered in the clinical category. Other MBS items not listed here may also be covered. If you cannot find the item you are looking for, please speak with your insurer.

18350
Botulinum Toxin Type A Purified Neurotoxin Complex (Botox), injection of, for the treatment of hemifacial spasm in a patient who is at least 12 years of age, including all such injections on any one day
18351
Clostridium Botulinum Type A Toxin-Haemagglutinin Complex (Dysport), injection of, for the treatment of hemifacial spasm in a patient who is at least 18 years of age, including all such injections on any one day
18353
Botulinum Toxin Type A Purified Neurotoxin Complex (Botox) or Clostridium Botulinum Type A Toxin-Haemagglutinin Complex (Dysport) or IncobotulinumtoxinA (Xeomin), injection of, for the treatment of cervical dystonia (spasmodic torticollis), including all such injections on any one day
18354
Botulinum Toxin Type A Purified Neurotixin Complex (Botox) or Clostridium Botulinum Type A Toxin-Haemagglutinin Complex (Dysport), injection of, for the treatment of dynamic equinus foot deformity (including equinovarus and equinovalgus) due to spasticity in an ambulant cerebral palsy patient, if:(a)    the patient is at least 2 years of age; and (b)    the treatment is for all or any of the muscles subserving one functional activity and supplied by one motor nerve,     with a maximum of 4 sets of injections for the patient on any one day (with a maximum of  2 sets of injections for     each lower limb), including all injections per set (Anaes.)
18360
Botulinum Toxin Type A Purified Neurotoxin Complex (Botox), or Clostridium Botulinum Type A Toxin Haemagglutinin Complex (Dysport),injection of, for the treatment of moderate to severe focal spasticity, if: (a)the patient is at least 18 years of age; and (b)the spasticity is associated with a previously diagnosed neurological disorder; and (c)treatment is provided as: (i)second line therapy when standard treatment for the conditions has failed; or (ii)an adjunct to physical therapy; and (d)the treatment is for all or any of the muscles subserving one functional activity and supplied by one motor nerve, with a maximum of 4 sets of injections for the patient on any one day (with a maximum of 2 sets of injections for each limb), including all injections per set; and (e)the treatment is not provided on the same occasion as a service mentioned in item 18365
18361
Clostridium Botulinum Type A Toxin-Haemagglutinin Complex (Dysport) or Botulinum Toxin Type A Purified Neurotoxin Complex (Botox), injection of, for the treatment of moderate to severe upper limb spasticity due to cerebral palsy if: (a) the patient is at least 2 years of age; and (b) the treatment is for all or any of the muscles subserving one functional activity and supplied by one motor nerve, with a maximum of 4 sets of injections for the patient on any one day (with a maximum of 2 sets of injections for each upper limb), including all injections per set (Anaes.)
18365
Botulinum Toxin Type A Purified Neurotoxin Complex (Botox) or Clostridium Botulinum Type A Toxin-Haemagglutinin Complex (Dysport) or IncobotulinumtoxinA (Xeomin), injection of, for the treatment of moderate to severe spasticity of the upper limb following an acute event,if: (a) the patient is at least 18 years of age; and (b) treatment is provided as: (i)second line therapy when standard treatment for the condition has failed; or (ii) an adjunct to physical therapy; and (c) the patient does not have established severe contracture in the limb that is to be treated; and (d) the treatment is for all or any of the muscles subserving one functional activity and supplied by one motor nerve, with a maximum of 4 sets of injections for the patient on any one day (with a maximum of 2 sets of injections for each upper limb), including all injections per set; and (e) for a patient who has received treatment on 2 previous separate occasions - the patient has responded to the treatment
30103
SINUS, excision of, involving muscle and deep tissue (Anaes.)
30107
Excision of ganglion, other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.)
30226
MUSCLE, excision of (LIMITED), or fasciotomy (Anaes.)
30229
MUSCLE, excision of (EXTENSIVE) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30232
MUSCLE, RUPTURED, repair of (limited), not associated with external wound (Anaes.)
30235
MUSCLE, RUPTURED, repair of (extensive), not associated with external wound (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30238
FASCIA, DEEP, repair of, FOR HERNIATED MUSCLE (Anaes.)
30241
BONE TUMOUR, INNOCENT, excision of, not being a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30244
STYLOID PROCESS OF TEMPORAL BONE, removal of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32036
SACROCOCCYGEAL AND PRESACRAL TUMOURexcision of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39331
Carpal tunnel release, including division of transverse carpal ligament or release of median nerve, by any method, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) synovectomy; (b) neurolysis Other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 or 46339 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39332
Revision of carpal tunnel release, including division of transverse carpal ligament or release of median nerve, by any method, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) synovectomy; (b) neurolysis; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 or 46339 applies. (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39336
Ulnar nerve decompression at elbow or wrist (cubital tunnel or Guyon's canal) without transposition, by any method, including neurolysis (if performed), other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39339
Revision of ulnar nerve decompression at elbow (cubital tunnel) without transposition, by any method, including neurolysis (if performed), other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39342
Ulnar nerve decompression at elbow (cubital tunnel), including any of the following (if performed): (a) associated transposition; (b) subcutaneous or submuscular transposition of the nerve; (c) medial epicondylectomy; (d) ostetomy and reconstruction of the flexor origin; (e) neurolysis; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39345
Localised decompression of radial, median or ulnar nerve, or branches of, in the forearm for compressive neuropathy, including neurolysis (if performed), other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
43521
OPERATION ON SKULL (Anaes.) (Assist.)
43527
Operation on sternum, clavicle, rib, metacarpus, carpus, phalanx, metatarsus, tarsus, mandible or maxilla (other than alveolar margins), by open or arthroscopic means, for septic arthritis or osteomyelitis—one approach, inclusive of the adjoining joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
43530
Operation on scapula, ulna, radius, tibia, fibula, humerus or femur, by open or arthroscopic means, for septic arthritis or osteomyelitis—one approach, inclusive of the adjoining joint (Anaes.) (Assist.)
43533
Operation on spine or pelvic bones, by open or arthroscopic means, for septic arthritis or osteomyelitis—one approach, inclusive of the adjoining joint (Anaes.) (Assist.)
43876
SACROCOCCYGEAL TERATOMA, excision of, by posterior approach (Anaes.) (Assist.)
43879
SACROCOCCYGEAL TERATOMA, excision of, by combined posterior and abdominal approach (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44325
Amputation of hand, transcarpal (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44328
Amputation of hand, proximal to wrist radiocarpal joint, through forearm (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44331
AMPUTATION AT SHOULDER (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44334
INTERSCAPULOTHORACIC AMPUTATION (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44338
Amputation of one digit of one foot, distal to metatarsal head, including any of the following (if performed): (a) resection of bone or joint; (b) excision of neuroma; (c) skin cover with homodigital flaps (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44342
Amputation of 2 digits of one foot, distal to metatarsal head, including any of the following (if performed): (a) resection of bone or joint; (b) excision of neuroma; (c) skin cover with homodigital flaps (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44346
Amputation of 3 digits of one foot, distal to metatarsal head, including any of the following (if performed): (a) resection of bone or joint; (b) excision of neuroma; (c) skin cover with homodigital flaps (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44350
Amputation of 4 digits of one foot, distal to metatarsal head, including any of the following (if performed): (a) resection of bone or joint; (b) excision of neuroma; (c) skin cover with homodigital flaps (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44354
Amputation of 5 digits of one foot, distal to metatarsal head, including any of the following (if performed): (a) resection of bone or joint; (b) excision of neuroma; (c) skin cover with homodigital flaps (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44358
Amputation of one ray of one foot, proximal to the metatarsal head, including any of the following (if performed): (a) resection of bone; (b) excision of neuromas; (c) skin cover or recontouring with homodigital flaps (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44359
Amputation of one or more toes of one foot, or amputation at midfoot or hindfoot of one foot, for diabetic or other microvascular disease; (a) including any of the following (if performed): (i) resection of bone; (ii) excision of neuromas; (iii) excision of one or more bones of the foot; (iv) treatment of underlying infection; (v) skin cover or recontouring with homodigital flaps; and (b) excluding aftercare; —applicable only once per foot per occasion on which the service is performed (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44361
Amputation of foot, at ankle or hindfoot, including any of the following (if performed): (a) resection of bone; (b) excision of neuromas; (c) skin cover; (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44364
Amputation of foot, transtarsal, including any of the following (if performed): (a) resection of bone; (b) excision of neuromas; (c) skin cover; (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44367
Amputation through thigh, at knee or below knee (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44370
AMPUTATION AT HIP (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44373
HINDQUARTER, amputation of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
44376
Amputation stump, re-amputation of, to provide adequate skin and muscle cover (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45605
MANDIBLE OR MAXILLA, segmental resection of, for tumours or cysts (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45788
GLENOID FOSSA, ZYGOMATIC ARCH AND TEMPORAL BONE, RECONSTRUCTION OF, (Obwegeser technique) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45851
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, manipulation of, performed in the operating theatre of a hospital, not being a service associated with a service to which another item in this Subgroup applies (Anaes.)
45855
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, arthroscopy of, with or without biopsy, not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of that joint (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45857
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, arthroscopy of, removal of loose bodies, debridement, or treatment of adhesions - 1 or more such procedure of that joint, not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the temporomandibular joint (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45859
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, arthrotomy of, not being a service to which another item in this Subgroup applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45861
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, open surgical exploration of, with or without microsurgical techniques (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45863
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, open surgical exploration of, with condylectomy or condylotomy, with or without microsurgical techniques (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45867
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, synovectomy of, not being a service to which another item in this Subgroup applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45869
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, open surgical exploration of, with or without meniscus or capsular surgery, including partial or total meniscectomy when performed, with or without microsurgical techniques (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45871
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, open surgical exploration of, with meniscus, capsular and condylar head surgery, with or without microsurgical techniques (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45873
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, surgery of, involving procedures to which items 45863, 45867, 45869 and 45871 apply and also involving the use of tissue flaps, or cartilage graft, or allograft implants, with or without microsurgical techniques (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45875
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, stabilisation of, involving 1 or more of: repair of capsule, repair of ligament or internal fixation, not being a service to which another item in this Subgroup applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45945
MANDIBLE, treatment of a dislocation of, requiring open reduction (Anaes.)
45978
MANDIBLE, treatment of fracture of, not requiring splinting
45981
ZYGOMATIC BONE, treatment of fracture of, not requiring surgical reduction
45987
MANDIBLE, treatment of a complicated fracture of, involving viscera, blood vessels or nerves, requiring open reduction not involving plate(s) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45993
MANDIBLE, treatment of a complicated fracture of, involving viscera, blood vessels or nerves, requiring open reduction involving the use of plate(s) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45996
MANDIBLE, treatment of a closed fracture of, involving a joint surface (Anaes.)
46300
Arthrodesis of interphalangeal or metacarpophalangeal joint of hand, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) joint debridement; (b) synovectomy —one joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46303
Arthrodesis of carpometacarpal joint of hand, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) joint debridement; (b) synovectomy —one joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46308
Volar plate or soft tissue interposition arthroplasty of interphalangeal or metacarpophalangeal joint of hand, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) realignment procedures; (b) tendon transfer —one joint (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46330
Ligamentous or capsular repair or reconstruction of interphalangeal or metacarpophalangeal joint of hand, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthrotomy; (b) joint stabilisation; (c) synovectomy; —one joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46333
Ligamentous or capsular repair or reconstruction of interphalangeal or metacarpophalangeal joint of hand with graft, using graft or implant, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthrotomy; (b) harvest of graft; (c) joint stabilisation; (d) synovectomy; other than a service associated with a service to which item 48245, 48248, 48251, 48254 or 48257 apply—one joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46335
Synovectomy of digital extensor tendons of hand, distal to wrist, for diagnosed inflammatory arthritis, including any of the following (if performed): (a) reconstruction of extensor retinaculum; (b) removal of tendon nodules; (c) tenolysis; (d) tenoplasty; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023, 39331 or 39330 applies—applicable only once per occasion on which the service is performed (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46336
Synovectomy of interphalangeal, metacarpophalangeal or carpometacarpal joint of hand, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulectomy; (b) debridement; (c) ligament or tendon realignment (or both); other than a service combined with a service to which item 46495 applies—one joint (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46339
Synovectomy of digital flexor tendons at wrist level, for diagnosed inflammatory arthritis, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) tenolysis; (b) release of median nerve and carpal tunnel; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023, 39331 or 39330 applies—applicable only once per occasion on which the service is performed (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46340
Synovectomy of wrist flexor or extensor tendons of hand or wrist, for diagnosed inflammatory tenosynovitis, including any of the following (if performed): (a) reconstruction of flexor or extensor retinaculum; (b) removal of tendon nodules; (c) tenolysis; (d) tenoplasty; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023, 39331 or 39330 applies—one or more compartments (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46341
Synovectomy of wrist flexor or extensor tendons of hand or wrist, for non-inflammatory tenosynovitis or post traumatic synovitis, including any of the following (if performed): (a) reconstruction of flexor or extensor retinaculum; (b) removal of tendon nodules; (c) tenolysis; (d) tenoplasty; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023, 39331 or 39330 applies—one or more compartments (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46342
Synovectomy of distal radioulnar or carpometacarpal joint of hand—one or more joints (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46348
Flexor tenosynovectomy of hand, distal to lumbrical origin, including any of the following (if performed): (a) removal of intratendinous nodules; (b) tenolysis; (c) tenoplasty; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 or 46363 applies—one ray (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46351
Flexor tenosynovectomy of hand, distal to lumbrical origin, including any of the following (if performed): (a) removal of intratendinous nodules; (b) tenolysis; (c) tenoplasty; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 or 46363 applies—2 rays of one hand (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46354
Flexor tenosynovectomy of hand, distal to lumbrical origin, including any of the following (if performed): (a) removal of intratendinous nodules; (b) tenolysis; (c) tenoplasty; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 or 46363 applies—3 rays of one hand (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46357
Flexor tenosynovectomy of hand, distal to lumbrical origin, including any of the following (if performed): (a) removal of intratendinous nodules; (b) tenolysis; (c) tenoplasty; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 or 46363 applies—4 rays of one hand (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46360
Flexor tenosynovectomy of hand, distal to lumbrical origin, including any of the following (if performed): (a) removal of intratendinous nodules; (b) tenolysis; (c) tenoplasty; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 or 46363 applies—5 rays of one hand (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46363
Trigger finger release, for stenosing tenosynoviti, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) synovectomy; (b) synovial biopsy; —one ray (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46365
Excision of rheumatoid nodules of hand —one lesion (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46367
De Quervain's release, including any of the following (if performed): (a) synovectomy of extensor pollicis brevis; (b) synovectomy of abductor pollicis longus tendons; (c) retinaculum reconstruction; other than a service associated with a service to which item 46339 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46370
Percutaneous fasciotomy for Dupuytren’s contracture, by needle or chemical method, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) immediate or delayed manipulation; (b) local or regional nerve block; —one ray (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46372
Fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s contracture, including dissection of nerves (if performed)—one ray (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46375
Fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s contracture, including dissection of nerves (if performed)—2 rays (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46378
Fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s contracture, including dissection of nerves (if performed)—3 rays (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46379
Fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s contracture, including dissection of nerves (if performed)—4 rays (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46380
Fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s contracture, including dissection of nerves (if performed)—5 rays (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46381
Release of interphalangeal joint of hand, by open procedure, when performed in conjunction with an operation for Dupuytren’s contracture—one joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46384
Z-plasty or similar local flap procedure, when performed in conjunction with an operation for Dupuytren’s contracture, including raising, transfer in-setting and suturing of both components (flaps)—one Z-plasty or local flap procedure (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46387
Fasciectomy for recurrence of Dupuytren’s contracture, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) dissection of nerves; (b) neurolysis; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 applies—one ray (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46390
Fasciectomy for recurrence of Dupuytren’s contracture, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) dissection of nerves; (b) neurolysis; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 applies—2 rays (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46393
Fasciectomy for recurrence of Dupuytren’s contracture, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) dissection of nerves; (b) neurolysis; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 applies—3 rays (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46394
Fasciectomy for recurrence of Dupuytren’s contracture, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) dissection of nerves; (b) neurolysis; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 applies—4 rays (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46395
Fasciectomy for recurrence of Dupuytren’s contracture, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) dissection of nerves; (b) neurolysis; other than a service associated with a service to which item 30023 applies—5 rays (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46399
Osteotomy of phalanx or metacarpal of hand, with internal fixation—one bone (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46401
Operative treatment of non-union of phalanx or metacarpal of hand, including internal fixation (if performed) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46464
Amputation of a supernumerary complete digit of hand (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46465
Amputation of digit of hand, distal to metacarpal head, including any of the following (if performed): (a) excision of neuroma; (b) resection of bone; (c) skin cover with local flaps —one ray (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46468
Amputation of digit of hand, distal to metacarpal head, including any of the following (if performed): (a) excision of neuroma; (b) resection of bone; (c) skin cover with local flaps —2 rays (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46471
Amputation of digit of hand, distal to metacarpal head, including any of the following (if performed): (a) excision of neuroma; (b) resection of bone; (c) skin cover with local flaps —3 rays (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46474
Amputation of digit of hand, distal to metacarpal head, including any of the following (if performed): (a) excision of neuroma; (b) resection of bone; (c) skin cover with local flaps —4 rays (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46477
Amputation of digit of hand, distal to metacarpal head, including any of the following (if performed): (a) excision of neuroma; (b) resection of bone; (c) skin cover with local flaps —5 rays (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46480
Amputation of ray of hand, proximal to metacarpal head, including any of the following (if performed): (a) excision of neuroma; (b) recontouring; (c) resection of bone; (d) skin cover with local flaps —one ray (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46483
Revision of amputation stump of hand to provide adequate cover, including any of the following (if performed): (a) bone shortening; (b) excision of nail bed remnants; (c) excision of neuroma (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46493
Resection of boss of metacarpal base of hand, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) excision of ganglion; (b) synovectomy (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47000
Treatment of dislocation of mandible, by closed reduction (Anaes.)
47003
Treatment of dislocation of clavicle, by closed reduction (Anaes.)
47007
Repair of acromioclavicular or sternoclavicular joint dislocation (acute or chronic), by open, mini-open or arthroscopic technique, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) ligament augmentation; (b) tendon transfers (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47009
Treatment of dislocation of shoulder, requiring general anaesthesia, other than a service to which item47012 applies (Anaes.)
47012
Treatment of dislocation of shoulder, requiring general anaesthesia, by open reduction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47015
Treatment of dislocation of shoulder, not requiring general anaesthesia
47018
Treatment of dislocation of elbow, by closed reduction (Anaes.)
47021
Treatment of dislocation of elbow, by open reduction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47024
Treatment of dislocation of distal or proximal radioulnar joint, by closed reduction, other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Schedule applies if the service describedin the other item is for the purpose of treating fracture or dislocation in the same region (Anaes.)
47027
Treatment of dislocation of distal or proximal radioulnar joint, by open reduction, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) styloid fracture; (b) triangular fibrocartilage complex repair; other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Schedule applies if the service described in the other item is for the purpose of treating fracture or dislocation in the same region (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47030
Treatment of dislocation of carpus, carpus on radius and ulna or carpometacarpal joint, by closed reduction (Anaes.)
47033
Treatment of dislocation of carpus, carpus on radius and ulna or carpometacarpal joint, by open reduction, including ligament repair (if performed) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47042
Treatment of dislocation of interphalangeal or metacarpophalangeal joint, by closed reduction (Anaes.)
47045
Treatment of dislocation of interphalangeal or metacarpophalangeal joint, by open reduction, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthrotomy; (b) capsule repair; (c) ligament repair; (d) volar plate repair (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47047
Treatment of dislocation of prosthetic hip, by closed reduction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47049
Treatment of dislocation of prosthetic hip, by open reduction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47052
Treatment of dislocation of native hip, by closed reduction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47053
Treatment of dislocation of native hip, by open reduction, with internal fixation (if performed) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47054
Treatment of dislocation of knee, by closed reduction, including application of external fixator (if performed) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47057
Treatment of dislocation of patella, by closed reduction (Anaes.)
47060
Treatment of dislocation of patella, by open reduction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47063
Treatment of dislocation of ankle or tarsus, by closed reduction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47066
Treatment of dislocation of ankle or tarsus, by open reduction, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthrotomy; (b) capsule repair; (c) removal of loose fragments or intervening soft tissue; (d) washout of joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47069
Treatment of dislocation of toe, byclosed reduction—one toe (Anaes.)
47301
Treatment of fracture of middle or proximal phalanx, by closed reduction, requiring anaesthesia—one bone (Anaes.)
47304
Treatment of fracture of metacarpal, by closed reduction, requiring anaesthesia—onebone (H) (Anaes.)
47307
Treatment of fracture of phalanx or metacarpal, by closed reduction, including percutaneous K-wire fixation (if performed)—one bone (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47310
Treatment of fracture of phalanx or metacarpal, by open reduction, with internal fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47313
Treatment of intra-articular fracture of phalanx or metacarpal, by closed reduction, including: (a) percutaneous K-wire fixation; and (b) external or dynamic fixation (if performed) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47316
Treatment of intra-articular fracture of phalanx or metacarpal, by open reduction with fixation, other than a service provided on the same occasion as a service to which item47319 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47319
Treatment of intra-articular fracture of proximal end of middle phalanx, by open reduction, with fixation, other than a service provided on the same occasion as a service to which item47316 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47348
Treatment of fracture of carpus (excluding scaphoid), by cast immobilisation, other than a service associated with a service to which item47351 applies (Anaes.)
47351
Treatment of fracture of carpus (excluding scaphoid), by open reduction, with internal fixation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47354
Treatment of fracture of carpal scaphoid, by cast immobilisation, other than a service associated with a service to which item47357 applies (Anaes.)
47357
Treatment of fracture of carpal scaphoid, by open reduction, with internal or percutaneous fixation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47361
Treatment of fracture of distal end of radius or ulna (or both), by cast immobilisation, other than a service associated with a service to which item47362, 47364, 47367, 47370 or 47373 applies
47362
Treatment of fracture of distal end of radius or ulna (or both), by closed reduction, requiring general or major regional anaesthesia, but excluding local infiltration, other than a service associated with a service to which item47361, 47364, 47367, 47370 or 47373 applies (Anaes.)
47364
Treatment of fracture of distal end of radius or ulna (not involving joint surface), by open reduction with fixation, other than a service associated with a service to which item47361 or 47362 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47367
Treatment of fracture of distal end of radius, by closed reduction with percutaneous fixation, other than a service associated with a service to which item47361 or 47362 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47370
Treatment of intra-articular fracture of distal end of radius, by open reduction with fixation, other than a service associated with a service to which item47361 or 47362 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47373
Treatment of intra-articular fracture of distal end of ulna, by open reduction with fixation, other than a service associated with a service to which item47361 or 47362 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47381
Treatment of fracture of shaft of radius or ulna, by closed reduction (H) (Anaes.)
47384
Treatment of fracture of shaft of radius or ulna, by open reduction with internal fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47385
Treatment of: (a) fracture of shaft of radius or ulna; and (b) dislocation of distal radio-ulnar joint or proximal radio-humeral joint (Galeazzi or Monteggia injury); by closed reduction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47386
Treatment of: (a) fracture of shaft of radius or ulna; and (b) dislocation of distal radio-ulnar joint or proximal radio-humeral joint (Galeazzi or Monteggia injury); by open reduction, with internal fixation, including reduction of dislocation (if performed) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47387
Treatment of fracture of distal or shaft of radius or ulna (or both), by cast immobilisation, other than a service to which item47390 or 47393 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47390
Treatment of fracture of shafts of radius and ulna, by closed reduction (H) (Anaes.)
47393
Treatment of fracture of shafts of radius and ulna, by open reduction, with internal fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47396
Treatment of fracture of olecranon, by closed reduction (Anaes.)
47399
Treatment of fracture of olecranon, by open reduction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47402
Treatment of fracture of olecranon, with excision of olecranon fragment and reimplantation of tendon (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47405
Treatment of fracture of head or neck of radius, by closed reduction (Anaes.)
47408
Treatment of fracture of head or neck of radius, by open reduction, including internal fixation and excision (if performed) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47411
Treatment of fracture of tuberosity of humerus, other than a service to which item 47417 applies (Anaes.)
47414
Treatment of fracture of tuberosity of humerus, by open reduction (Anaes.)
47417
Treatment of fracture of tuberosity of humerus and associated dislocation of shoulder, by closed reduction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47420
Treatment of fracture of tuberosity of humerus and associated dislocation of shoulder, by open reduction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47423
Humerus, proximal, treatment of fracture of, other than a service to which item 47426, 47429 or 47432 applies (Anaes.)
47426
Humerus, proximal, treatment of fracture of, by closed reduction (H) (Anaes.)
47429
Humerus, proximal, treatment of fracture of, by open reduction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47432
Humerus, proximal, treatment of intra-articular fracture of, by open reduction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47435
Humerus, proximal, treatment of fracture of, and associated dislocation of shoulder, by closed reduction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47438
Humerus, proximal, treatment of fracture of, and associated dislocation of shoulder, by open reduction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47441
Humerus, proximal, treatment of intra-articular fracture of, and associated dislocation of shoulder, by open reduction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47444
Humerus, shaft of, treatment of fracture of, other than a service to which item 47447 or 47450 applies (Anaes.)
47447
Humerus, shaft of, treatment of fracture of, by closed reduction (H) (Anaes.)
47450
Humerus, shaft of, treatment of fracture of, by internal or external fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47451
Humerus, shaft of, treatment of fracture of, by intramedullary fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47453
Humerus, distal, (supracondylar or condylar), treatment of fracture of, other than a service to which item 47456 or 47459 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47456
Humerus, distal (supracondylar or condylar), treatment of fracture of, by closed reduction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47459
Humerus, distal (supracondylar or condylar), treatment of fracture of, by open reduction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47462
Clavicle, treatment of fracture of, other than a service to which item 47465 applies (Anaes.)
47465
Clavicle, treatment of fracture of, by open reduction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47466
Sternum, treatment of fracture of, other than a service to which item 47467 applies (Anaes.)
47467
Sternum, treatment of fracture of, by open reduction (H) (Anaes.)
47468
SCAPULA, neck or glenoid region of, treatment of fracture of, by open reduction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47471
RIBS (one or more), treatment of fracture of - each attendance
47474
PELVIC RING, treatment of fracture of, not involving disruption of pelvic ring or acetabulum
47477
PELVIC RING, treatment of fracture of, with disruption of pelvic ring or acetabulum
47480
PELVIC RING, treatment of fracture of, requiring traction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47483
PELVIC RING, treatment of fracture of, requiring control by external fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47486
Treatment of fracture of anterior pelvic ring or sacroiliac joint disruption (or both), by open reduction, with internal fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47489
Treatment of fracture of posterior pelvic ring or sacroiliac joint disruption (or both), by open reduction, with internal fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47491
Combined anterior and posterior pelvic ring disruption, including sacroiliac joint disruption, treatment of fracture by open reduction and internal fixation of both anterior and posterior ring segments (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47495
Treatment of fracture of acetabulum and associated dislocation of hip, including the application and management of traction (if performed), excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47498
Treatment of isolated posterior wall fracture of acetabulumand associated dislocation of hip, by open reduction, with internal fixation, including the application and management of traction (if performed) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47501
Treatment of anterior or posterior column fracture of acetabulum, by open reduction, with internal fixation, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsular stabilisation; (b) capsulotomy; (c) osteotomy (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47511
Treatment of combined column T-Type, transverse, anterior column or posterior hemitransverse fractures of acetabulum, by open reduction, with internal fixation, performed through single or dual approach (including fixation of the posterior wall fracture), including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsular stabilisation; (b) capsulotomy; (c) osteotomy (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47514
Treatment of posterior wall fracture of acetabulum and associated femoral head fracture, by open reduction, with internal fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47516
FEMUR, treatment of fracture of, by closed reduction or traction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47519
FEMUR, treatment of trochanteric or subcapital fracture of, by internal fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47528
FEMUR, treatment of fracture of, by internal fixation or external fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47531
FEMUR, treatment of fracture of shaft, by intramedullary fixation and cross fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47534
Femur, condylar region of, treatment of intra-articular (T-shaped condylar) fracture of, requiring internal fixation, with or without internal fixation of one or more osteochondral fragments (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47537
Femur, condylar region of, treatment of fracture of, requiring internal fixation of one or more osteochondral fragments, other than a service associated with a service to which item47534 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47540
Hip spica or shoulder spica, application of, as an independent procedure (Anaes.)
47543
Tibia, plateau of, treatment of medial or lateral fracture of, other than a service to which item47546 or 47549 applies (Anaes.)
47546
Tibia, plateau of, treatment of medial or lateral fracture of, by closed reduction (Anaes.)
47549
Treatment of medial or lateral fracture of plateau of tibia, by open reduction, with internal fixation, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthroscopy; (b) arthrotomy; (c) meniscal repair (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47552
Tibia, plateau of, treatment of both medial and lateral fractures of, other than a service to which item47555 or 47558 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47555
Tibia, plateau of, treatment of both medial and lateral fractures of, by closed reduction (H) (Anaes.)
47558
Treatment of medial and lateral fractures of tibia, by open reduction, with internal fixation, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthroscopy; (b) arthrotomy; (c) meniscal repair (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47559
Treatment of medial or lateral (or both) fracture of plateau of tibia, with application of a bridging external fixator to the plateau (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47561
Treatment of fracture of shaft of tibia, by cast immobilisation, other than a service to which item47570 or 47573 applies (Anaes.)
47565
Tibia, shaft of, treatment of fracture of, by internal fixation or external fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47566
Tibia, shaft of, treatment of fracture of, by intramedullary fixation and cross fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47568
Closed reduction of proximal tibia, distal tibia or shaft of tibia, with or without treatment of fibular fracture (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47570
Tibia, shaft of, treatment of fracture of, by open reduction, with or without treatment of fibular fracture (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47573
Treatment of proximal or distal intra-articular fracture of shaft of tibia, by open reduction, with or without treatment of fibular fracture, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthroscopy; (b) arthrotomy; (c) capsule repair; (d) removal of intervening soft tissue; (e) removal of loose fragments; (f) washout of joint; other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Schedule applies if the service describedin the other item is for the purpose of treating a medial malleolus fractureof the distal tibia (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47579
Treatment of fracture of patella, other than a service to which item 47582 or 47585 applies (Anaes.)
47582
Treatment of fracture of patella, with internal fixation, including bone grafting (if performed), other than a service associated with a service to which item 47579 or 47585 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47585
Treatment of proximal or distal fracture of patella, by open reduction, with internal fixation, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthrotomy; (b) excision of patellar pole, with reattachment of tendon; (c) removal of loose fragments; (d) repair of quadriceps or patellar tendon (or both); (e) stabilisation of patello-femoral joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47588
Knee joint, treatment of fracture of, by internal fixation of intra-articular fractures of femoral condylar or tibial articular surfaces and requiring repair or reconstruction of one or more ligaments (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47591
Knee joint, treatment of fracture of, by internal fixation of intra-articular fractures of femoral condylar and tibial articular surfaces and requiring repair or reconstruction of one or more ligaments (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47595
Treatment of fracture of ankle joint, hindfoot, midfoot, metatarsals or toes, by non-surgical management—one leg (Anaes.)
47597
Treatment of fracture of ankle joint, by closed reduction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47600
Treatment of fracture of ankle joint: (a) by internal fixation of the malleolus, fibula or diastasis; and (b) including any of the following (if performed): (i) arthrotomy; (ii) capsule repair; (iii) removal of loose fragments or intervening soft tissue; (iv) washout of joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47603
Treatment of fracture of ankle joint: (a) by internal fixation of 2 or more of the malleolus, fibula, diastasis and medial tissue interposition; and (b) including any of the following (if performed): (i) arthrotomy; (ii) capsule repair; (iii) removal of loose fragments or intervening soft tissue; (iv) washout of joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47612
Treatment of intra-articular fracture of hindfoot, by closed reduction, with or without dislocation—one foot (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47615
Treatment of fracture of hindfoot, by open reduction, with or without dislocation, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthrotomy; (b) capsule repair; (c) removal of loose fragments or intervening soft tissue; (d) washout of joint —one foot (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47618
Treatment of intra-articular fracture of hindfoot, by open reduction, with or without dislocation,including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthrotomy; (b) capsule repair; (c) removal of loose fragments or intervening soft tissue; (d) washout of joint —one foot(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47621
Treatment of intra-articular fracture of midfoot, by closed reduction, with or without dislocation—one foot (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47624
Treatment of fracture of tarso-metatarsal, by open reduction, with or without dislocation, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthrotomy; (b) capsule or ligament repair; (c) removal of loose fragments or intervening soft tissue; (d) washout of joint —one joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47630
Treatment of fracture of cuneiform, by open reduction, with or without dislocation, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthrotomy; (b) capsule or ligament repair; (c) removal of loose fragments or intervening soft tissue; (d) washout of joint —one bone (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47637
Treatment of fractures of metatarsal, by closed reduction—one or more metatarsals of one foot (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47639
Treatment of fracture of metatarsal, by open reduction, including removal of loose fragments or intervening soft tissue (if performed)—one metatarsal (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47648
Treatment of fracture of metatarsal, by open reduction, including removal of loose fragments or intervening soft tissue (if performed)—2 metatarsals of one foot (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47657
Treatment of fracture of metatarsal, by open reduction, including removal of loose fragments or intervening soft tissue (if performed)—3 or more metatarsals of one foot (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47663
Treatment of fracture of phalanx of toe, by closed reduction—one toe (Anaes.)
47666
Treatment of fracture or dislocation of phalanx of great toe, by open reduction, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthrotomy; (b) capsule repair; (c) removal of loose fragments; (d) removal of intervening soft tissue; (e) washout of joint — one great toe (Anaes.)
47672
Treatment of fracture or dislocation of phalanx of toe, by open reduction, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthrotomy; (b) capsule repair; (c) removal of loose fragments; (d) removal of intervening soft tissue; (e) washout of joint —one toe (other than great toe) of one foot (Anaes.)
47678
Treatment of fracture or dislocation of phalanx of toe, by open reduction, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthrotomy; (b) capsule repair; (c) removal of loose fragments; (d) removal of intervening soft tissue; (e) washout of joint —2 or more toes (other than great toe) of one foot (Anaes.)
47753
Maxilla, treatment of fracture of, requiring splinting, wiring of teeth, circumosseous fixation or external fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47756
Mandible, treatment of fracture of, requiring splinting, wiring of teeth, circumosseous fixation or external fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47762
Zygomatic bone, treatment of fracture of, requiring surgical reduction by a temporal, intra-oral or other approach (Anaes.)
47765
Zygomatic bone, treatment of fracture of, requiring surgical reduction and involving internal or external fixation at 1 site (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47768
Zygomatic bone, treatment of fracture of, requiring surgical reduction and involving internal or external fixation or both at 2 sites (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47771
Zygomatic bone, treatment of fracture of, requiring surgical reduction and involving internal or external fixation or both at 3 sites (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47774
Maxilla, treatment of fracture of, requiring open operation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47777
Mandible, treatment of fracture of, requiring open reduction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47780
Maxilla, treatment of fracture of, requiring open reduction and internal fixation not involving plate(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47783
Mandible, treatment of fracture of, requiring open reduction and internal fixation not involving plate (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47786
Maxilla, treatment of fracture of, requiring open reduction and internal fixation involving plate(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47789
Mandible, treatment of fracture of, requiring open reduction and internal fixation involving plate(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47790
Tendon, large, lengthening of, as an independent procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47791
Tenosynovectomy, not being a service associated with a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47900
Injection into, or aspiration of, unicameral bone cyst (Anaes.)
47903
Epicondylitis, open operation for (Anaes.)
47921
Orthopaedic pin or wire, insertion of, as an independent procedure (Anaes.)
47924
Removal of one or more buried wires, pins or screws (inserted for internal fixation purposes), with incision, other than a service associated with a service to which item47927 or 47929 applies—one bone (Anaes.)
47927
Removal of one or more buried wires, pins or screws (inserted for internal fixation purposes)—one bone (H) (Anaes.)
47929
Removal of fixation elements (including plate, rod or nail and associated wires, pins, screws or external fixation), other than a service associated with a service to which item 47924 or 47927 applies—one bone (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47953
Repair of distal biceps brachii tendon, by any method, performed as an independent procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47954
Repair of traumatic tear or rupture of tendon, other than a service associated with: (a) a service to which item39330 applies; or (b) a service to which another item in this Schedule applies if the service described in the other item is for the purpose of repairing peripheral nerve items in the same region (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47955
Repair of gluteal or rectus femoris tendon, by open or arthroscopic means, when performed as an independent procedure, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) bursectomy; (b) preparation of greater trochanter; other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Schedule applies if the service described in the other item is for the purpose of performing a procedure on the hip (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47956
Repair of proximal hamstring tendon, performed as an independent procedure, other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Schedule applies if the service described in the other item is for the purpose of performing a procedure on the hip (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47960
TENOTOMY, SUBCUTANEOUS, not being a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.)
47964
Iliopsoas tenotomy, by open or arthroscopic means, when performed as an independent procedure, other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Schedule applies if the service describedin the other item is for the purpose of performing a procedure on the hip (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47967
Restoration of shoulder or elbow function by major muscle tendon transfer, including associated dissection of neurovascular pedicle, excluding micro-anastomosis and biceps tenodesis—one transfer (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47975
Forearm or calf, decompression fasciotomy of, for acute compartment syndrome, requiring excision of muscle and deep tissue(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47978
Forearm or calf, decompression fasciotomy of, for chronic compartment syndrome, requiring excision of muscle and deep tissue(H) (Anaes.)
47981
Forearm, calf or interosseous muscle space of hand, decompression fasciotomy of, other than a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.)
47982
Forage (Drill decompression), of neck or head of femur, or both (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47983
Stabilisation of slipped capital femoral epiphysis, by internal fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47984
Open subcapital realignment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis, other than a service associated with a service to which item 48427 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48245
Harvesting and insertion of bone graft (autograft) via separate incisions and at separate surgical fields (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48248
Harvesting and insertion of bone graft (autograft) via separate incisions, including internal fixation of the graft or fusion fixation (or both) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48251
Harvesting and insertion of osteochondral graft (autograft) via separate incisions at the same joint or joint complex (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48254
Harvesting and insertion of pedicled bone flap (autograft), including internal fixation of the bone flap (if performed), other than a service associated with a service to which item 45562, 45504 or 45505 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48257
Preparation and insertion of metallic, cortical or other graft substitute (allograft), where substitute is structural cortico-cancellous bone or structural bone (or both), including internal fixation (if performed) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48400
Osteotomy of phalanx or metatarsal of foot, for correction of deformity, excision of accessory bone or sesamoid bone, including any of the following (if performed): (a) removal of bone; (b) excision of surrounding osteophytes; (c) synovectomy; (d) joint release; —one bone (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48403
Osteotomy of phalanx or metatarsal of first toe of foot, for correction of deformity, with internal fixation, including any of the following (if performed): (a) removal of bone; (b) excision of surrounding osteophytes; (c) synovectomy; (d) joint release; —one bone (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48406
Osteotomy of fibula, radius, ulna, clavicle, scapula (other than acromion), rib, tarsus or carpus, for correction of deformity, including any of the following (if performed): (a) removal of bone; (b) excision of surrounding osteophytes; (c) synovectomy; (d) joint release; —one bone (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48409
Osteotomy of fibula, radius, ulna, clavicle, scapula (other than acromion), rib, tarsus or carpus, for correction of deformity, with internal fixation, including any of the following (if performed): (a) removal of bone; (b) excision of surrounding osteophytes; (c) synovectomy; (d) joint release; —one bone (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48412
Osteotomy of humerus, without internal fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48415
Osteotomy of humerus, with internal fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48419
Osteotomy of distal tibia, for correction of deformity, without internal or external fixation, including any of the following (if performed): (a) excision of surrounding osteophytes; (b) release of joint; (c) removal of bone; (d) synovectomy; —one bone (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48420
Osteotomy of distal tibia, for correction of deformity, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) excision of surrounding osteophytes; (b) release of joint; (c) removal of bone; (d) synovectomy; —one bone (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48421
Osteotomy of proximal tibia, to alter lower limb alignment or rotation (or both), with internal or external fixation (or both) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48422
Osteotomy of distal femur, to alter lower limb alignment or rotation (or both), with internal or external fixation (or both) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48423
Osteotomy of pelvis, in a patient aged 18 years or over, including any of the following (if performed): (a) associated intra-articular procedures; (b) bone grafting; (c) internal fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48424
Osteotomy of pelvis, in a patient aged less than 18 years, with application of hip spica, including internal fixation (if performed), other than a service to which item 48245, 48248, 48251, 48254 or 48257 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48426
Osteotomy of femur, in a patient aged 18 years or over, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) bone grafting; (b) internal fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48427
Osteotomy of femur, in a patient aged less than 18 years, including internal fixation (if performed), other than a service associated with a service to which item 48245, 48248, 48251, 48254 or 48257 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48430
Excision of one or more osteophytes of the foot or ankle, or simple removal of bunion, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) excision of surrounding osteophytes; (c) release of ligaments; (d) removal of one or more associated bursae or ganglia; (e) removal of bone; (f) synovectomy; —each incision (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48433
Treatment of non-union or malunion, with preservation of the joint, for ankle or hindfoot fracture, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthrotomy; (b) debridement; (c) excision of surrounding osteophytes; (d) osteotomy; (e) release of joint; (f) removal of bone; (g) removal of hardware; (h) synovectomy; —one bone (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48435
Treatment of non-union or malunion, with preservation of the joint, for midfoot or forefoot fracture, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) arthrotomy; (b) debridement; (c) excision of surrounding osteophytes; (d) osteotomy; (e) release of joint; (f) removal of bone; (g) removal of hardware; (h) synovectomy; —one bone (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48507
Epiphysiodesis of a long bone, in a patient less than 18 years of age (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48509
Hemiepiphysiodesis, partial growth plate arrest using internal fixation, in a patient less than 18 years of age (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48512
Epiphysiolysis, release of focal growth plate closure, in a patient less than 18 years of age (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48942
Arthrodesis of shoulder, with bone grafting or internal fixation, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) removal of prosthesis; (b) synovectomy; other than a service associated with a service to which item 48245, 48248, 48251, 48254 or 48257 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48945
SHOULDER, diagnostic arthroscopy of (including biopsy) - not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the shoulder region (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48954
Synovectomy of shoulder, performed as an independent procedure, including release of contracture (if performed), other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Schedule applies if the service described in the other item is for the purpose of performing a procedure on the shoulder region by arthroscopic means (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48972
Tenodesis of biceps, by open or arthroscopic means, performed as an independent procedure (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48980
Excision of heterotopic ossification, myositis ossificans or post-traumatic ossification in the shoulder girdle (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48983
Excision of heterotopic ossification, myositis ossificans or post-traumatic ossification in the elbow (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48986
Excision of heterotopic ossification, myositis ossificans or post-traumatic ossification in the forearm (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49100
ELBOW, arthrotomy of, involving 1 or more of lavage, removal of loose body or division of contracture(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49106
ELBOW, arthrodesis of, with synovectomy if performed (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49109
ELBOW, total synovectomy of(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49118
ELBOW, diagnostic arthroscopy of, including biopsy and lavage, not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the elbow(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49124
Excision of olecranon bursa, including bony prominence, other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Schedule applies if the service describedin the other item is for the purpose of an arthroscopic procedure of the elbow (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49200
Wrist, arthrodesis of, with synovectomy if performed, with or without internal fixation of the radiocarpal joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49203
Limited fusion of wrist, with or without bone graft, including each of the following: (a) ligament or tendon transfers; (b) partial or total excision of one or more carpal bones; (c) rebalancing procedures; (d) synovectomy (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49206
Proximal row carpectomy of wrist, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) styloidectomy; (b) synovectomy (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49212
Arthrotomy of wrist or distal radioulnar joint, including any of the following (if performed): (a) joint debridement; (b) removal of loose bodies; (c) synovectomy (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49213
Sauve-Kapandji procedure of distal radioulnar joint, including any of the following (if performed): a) radioulnar fusion; b) osteotomy; c) soft tissue reconstruction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49218
Wrist, diagnostic arthroscopy of, including radiocarpal or midcarpal joints, or both (including biopsy)—other than a service associated with another arthroscopic procedure of the wrist joint(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49219
Diagnosis of carpometacarpal of thumb or joint of digit, by arthroscopic means, including biopsy (if performed) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49220
Treatment of carpometacarpal of thumb or joint of digit, by arthroscopic means—one joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49239
Excision of pisiform or hook of hamate, including release of ulnar nerve (if performed) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49300
Sacro-iliac joint—arthrodesis of(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49303
Arthrotomy of hip, by open procedure, including any of the following (if performed): (a) lavage; (b) drainage; (c) biopsy (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49306
Hip, arthrodesis of, with synovectomy if performed(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49309
Arthrectomy or excision arthroplasty (Girdlestone) of hip, other than a service performed: (a) for the purpose of implant removal; or (b) as stage 1 of a 2-stage procedure (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49360
Diagnostic arthroscopy of hip, other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Schedule applies if the service describedin the other item is for the purpose of performing a procedure of the hip joint by arthroscopic means (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49363
Treatment of hip, by arthroscopic means, with synovial biopsy, including any procedures to treat bone or soft tissue in the same area (if performed), other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Schedule applies if the service described in the other item is for the purpose of performing: (a) a procedure of the hip joint by arthroscopic means; or (b) surgery for femoroacetabular impingement (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49366
Treatment of hip, by arthroscopic means, including any procedures to treat bone or soft tissue in the same area (if performed), other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Schedule applies if the service described in the other item is for the purpose of performing: (a) a procedure of the hip joint by arthroscopic means; or (b) surgery for femoroacetabular impingement (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49500
Knee, arthrotomy of, involving one or more of capsular release, biopsy or lavage, or removal of loose body or foreign body(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49509
Total synovectomy of knee, by open procedure, other than a service performed in association with a service to which another item in this Schedule applies if the service described in the other item is for the purpose of performing an arthroplasty (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49512
Primary or revision arthrodesis of knee, including arthrodesis (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49569
Knee, mobilisation for post-traumatic stiffness, by multiple muscle or tendon release (quadricepsplasty)(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49590
Excision of ganglion, cyst or bursa of knee, by open or arthroscopic means, performed as an independent procedure, other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49712
Arthrodesis of ankle, by open or arthroscopic means, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of osteophytes at joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49718
Primary repair of major tendon of ankle, by any method, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) synovial biopsy; (b) synovectomy —one tendon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49724
Reconstruction of major tendon of ankle, by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) synovial biopsy; (b) synovectomy; (c) adjacent tendon transfer; (d) turn down flaps; other than a service associated with a service to which item 49718 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49727
Lengthening of major tendon of ankle, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) synovial biopsy; (b) synovectomy (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49728
Lengthening of Achilles’ tendon, by any method, with gastro-soleus lengthening for the correction of equinous deformity, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) synovial biopsy; (b) synovectomy; other than a service associated with a service to which item 49727 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49730
Surgery of joint of hindfoot (other than ankle) or first metatarsophalangeal joint, by arthroscopic means, including any of the following (if performed): (a) cartilage treatment; (b) removal of loose bodies; (c) synovectomy; (d) excision of joint osteophytes; other than a service associated with a service to which anotheritem of this Schedule applies if the service describedin the other item is for the purpose of performing a procedure on the ankle by arthroscopic means—one joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49732
Endoscopy of large tendons of foot, including any of the following (if performed): (a) debridement of tendon and sheath; (b) removal of loose bodies; (c) synovectomy; (d) excision of tendon impingement; other than a service associated with a service to which item 49718 or 49724 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49734
Arthrotomy of hindfoot, midfoot or metatarsophalangeal joint, including: (a) removal of loose bodies; and (b) either or both of the following: (i) joint debridement; (ii) release of joint contracture; —each incision (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49736
Transfer of major tendon of foot and ankle, including: (a) split or whole transfer to contralateral side of foot; and (b) passage of posterior or anterior tendon to, or through, interosseous membrane; and (c) any of the following (if performed): (i) synovial biopsy; (ii) synovectomy; (iii) tendon lengthening; (iv) insetting of tendon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49738
Stabilisation of ligament of talonavicular or metatarsophalangeal joint, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) local tendon transfer; (e) joint debridement (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49740
Revision of arthrodesis of ankle, by open or arthroscopic means, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of osteophytes at joint; (e) removal of hardware; (f) neurolysis; (g) osteotomy of non-union or malunion; other than a service associated with a service to which 30023 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49742
Arthrodesis of extended ankle and hindfoot, by open or arthroscopic means, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of osteophytes at joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49744
Revision of arthrodesis of extended ankle and hindfoot, by open or arthroscopic means, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of osteophytes at joint; (e) removal of hardware; (f) neurolysis; (g) osteotomy of non-union or malunion; other than a service associated with a service to which 30023 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49760
Arthroereisis of subtalar joint, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) synovectomy; (c) joint debridement (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49761
Stabilisation of metatarsophalangeal joint at metatarsal, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) osteotomy, with or without fixation; (e) local tendon transfer; (f) local tendon lengthening or release; (g) ligament repair; (h) joint debridement; —one metatarsal (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49762
Stabilisation of metatarsophalangeal joint at metatarsals, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) osteotomy, with or without fixation; (e) local tendon transfer; (f) local tendon lengthening or release; (g) ligament repair; (h) joint debridement; —2 metatarsals (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49763
Stabilisation of metatarsophalangeal joint at metatarsals, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) osteotomy, with or without fixation; (e) local tendon transfer; (f) local tendon lengthening or release; (g) ligament repair; (h) joint debridement; —3 metatarsals (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49764
Stabilisation of metatarsophalangeal joint at metatarsals, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) osteotomy, with or without fixation; (e) local tendon transfer; (f) local tendon lengthening or release; (g) ligament repair; (h) joint debridement; —4 metatarsals (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49765
Stabilisation of metatarsophalangeal joint at metatarsals, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) osteotomy, with or without fixation; (e) local tendon transfer; (f) local tendon lengthening or release; (g) ligament repair; (h) joint debridement; —5 metatarsals (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49766
Stabilisation of metatarsophalangeal joint at metatarsals, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) osteotomy, with or without fixation; (e) local tendon transfer; (f) local tendon lengthening or release; (g) ligament repair; (h) joint debridement; —6 metatarsals (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49767
Stabilisation of metatarsophalangeal joint at metatarsals, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) osteotomy, with or without fixation; (e) local tendon transfer; (f) local tendon lengthening or release; (g) ligament repair; (h) joint debridement; —7 metatarsals (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49768
Stabilisation of metatarsophalangeal joint at metatarsals, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) osteotomy, with or without fixation; (e) local tendon transfer; (f) local tendon lengthening or release; (g) ligament repair; (h) joint debridement; —8 metatarsals (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49769
Unilateral correction of hallux valgus or varus deformity, by osteotomy of first metatarsal and proximal phalanx of first toe, with internal fixation of both bones, including any of the following (if performed): (a) exostectomy; (b) removal of bursae; (c) synovectomy; (d) capsule repair; (e) capsule or tendon release or transfer (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49770
Bilateral correction of hallux valgus or varus deformity, by osteotomy of first metatarsal and proximal phalanx of first toe, with internal fixation of both bones, including any of the following (if performed): (a) exostectomy; (b) removal of bursae; (c) synovectomy; (d) capsule repair; (e) capsule or tendon release or transfer (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49771
Synovectomy of major tendon of ankle, for extensive synovitis by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) tenolysis; (b) debridement of ligament or tendon (or both); (c) release of ligament or tendon (or both); (d) excision of tubercule or osteophyte; (e) reconstruction of tendon retinaculum; (f) neurolysis; other than a service associated with a service to which item30023 applies—each incision (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49772
Excision of rheumatoid nodules or gouty tophi, excluding aftercare, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) debridement of ligament or tendon (or both); (c) release of ligament or tendon (or both); (d) excision of tubercle or osteophyte; —each incision (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49773
Revision of excision of intermetatarsal or digital neuroma, including any of the following (if performed): (a) release of tissues; (b) excision of bursae; (c) neurolysis; other than a service associated with a service to which item30023 applies—one web space (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49774
Release of tarsal tunnel, including any of the following (if performed): (a) release of ligaments; (b) synovectomy; (c) neurolysis; other than a service associated with a service to which item30023 applies—one foot (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49775
Revision of release of tarsal tunnel, including any of the following (if performed): (a) release of ligaments; (b) synovectomy; (c) neurolysis; other than a service associated with a service to which item30023 applies—one foot (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49776
Revision of arthrodesis of joint of hindfoot, by open or arthroscopic means, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of osteophytes at joint; (e) removal of hardware; (f) neurolysis; (g) osteotomy of non-union or malunion; other than a service associated with a service to which item30023 applies—may only be claimed once per joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49777
Arthrodesis of joint of midfoot, by open or arthroscopic means, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of osteophytes at joint; —one joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49778
Arthrodesis of joints of midfoot, by open or arthroscopic means, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of osteophytes at joints; —2 joints (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49779
Arthrodesis of joints of midfoot, by open or arthroscopic means, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of osteophytes at joints; —3 joints (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49780
Arthrodesis of joints of midfoot, by open or arthroscopic means, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of osteophytes at joints; —4 joints (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49781
Revision of arthrodesis of joint of midfoot, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of ostephytes at joint; (e) removal of hardware; (f) osteotomy of non-union or malunion; —one joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49783
Excisional or interpositional arthroplasty of metatarsophalangeal or tarsometatarsal joints, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) local tendon transfer; (e) joint debridement; —3 joints (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49784
Excisional or interpositional arthroplasty of metatarsophalangeal or tarsometatarsal joints, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) local tendon transfer; (e) joint debridement; —4 joints (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49785
Excisional or interpositional arthroplasty of metatarsophalangeal or tarsometatarsal joints, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) local tendon transfer; (e) joint debridement; —5 joints (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49786
Excisional or interpositional arthroplasty of metatarsophalangeal or tarsometatarsal joints, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) local tendon transfer; (e) joint debridement; —6 joints (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49787
Excisional or interpositional arthroplasty of metatarsophalangeal or tarsometatarsal joints, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) local tendon transfer; (e) joint debridement; —7 joints (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49788
Excisional or interpositional arthroplasty of metatarsophalangeal or tarsometatarsal joints, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) local tendon transfer; (e) joint debridement; —8 joints (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49789
Bilateral arthrodesis of first metatarsophalangeal joint, by open or arthroscopic means, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of osteophytes at joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49790
Revision of arthrodesis of first metatarsophalangeal joint, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of exostosis at joint; (e) removal of hardware; (f) osteotomy of non-union or malunion (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49791
Arthrodesis of hallux interphalangeal or lesser metatarsophalangeal joint, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of osteophytes at joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49792
Arthrodesis, osteotomy or interpositional arthroplasty of proximal or distal joint (or both) of lesser toe, including any of the following (if performed): (a) internal fixation, by any method; (b) capsulotomy; (c) joint release; (d) synovectomy; (e) removal of osteophytes at joints; —one or 2 toes (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49793
Arthrodesis, osteotomy or interpositional arthroplasty of proximal or distal joint (or both) of lesser toe, including any of the following (if performed): (a) internal fixation, by any method; (b) capsulotomy; (c) joint release; (d) synovectomy; (e) removal of osteophytes at joints; —3 toes (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49794
Arthrodesis, osteotomy or interpositional arthroplasty of proximal or distal joint (or both) of lesser toe, including any of the following (if performed): (a) internal fixation, by any method; (b) capsulotomy; (c) joint release; (d) synovectomy; (e) removal of osteophytes at joints; —4 toes (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49795
Arthrodesis, osteotomy or interpositional arthroplasty of proximal or distal joint (or both) of lesser toe, including any of the following (if performed): (a) internal fixation, by any method; (b) capsulotomy; (c) joint release; (d) synovectomy; (e) removal of osteophytes at joints; —5 toes (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49796
Arthrodesis, osteotomy or interpositional arthroplasty of proximal or distal joint (or both) of lesser toe, including any of the following (if performed): (a) internal fixation, by any method; (b) capsulotomy; (c) joint release; (d) synovectomy; (e) removal of osteophytes at joints; —6 toes (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49797
Arthrodesis, osteotomy or interpositional arthroplasty of proximal or distal joint (or both) of lesser toe, including any of the following (if performed): (a) internal fixation, by any method; (b) capsulotomy; (c) joint release; (d) synovectomy; (e) removal of osteophytes at joints; —7 toes (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49798
Arthrodesis, osteotomy or interpositional arthroplasty of proximal or distal joint (or both) of lesser toe, including any of the following (if performed): (a) internal fixation, by any method; (b) capsulotomy; (c) joint release; (d) synovectomy; (e) removal of osteophytes at joints; —8 toes (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49800
Primary repair of flexor or extensor tendon of foot, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) synovial biopsy; (b) synovectomy; —one toe (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49803
Secondary repair of flexor or extensor tendon of foot, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) synovial biopsy; (b) synovectomy; —one toe (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49806
Subcutaneous tenotomy of foot, by small percutaneous incisions—one or more tendons (Anaes.)
49809
Open tenotomy or lengthening of foot, by open incision, with or without tenoplasty, including either or both of the following (if performed): (a) synovial biopsy; (b) synovectomy; —one toe (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49812
Advancement of tendon or ligament transfer of foot, including: (a) side to side transfer, harvesting and transfer for ligament or minor foot tendon reconstruction; and (b) either or both of the following (if performed): (i) synovial biopsy; (ii) synovectomy; —one major tendon or toe (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49814
Reconstruction of major tendon of ankle, by any method, including: (a) osteotomy of hindfoot, with internal fixation; and (b) lengthening of major tendon of ankle; and (c) any of the following (if performed): (i) synovial biopsy; (ii) synovectomy; (iii) adjacent tendon transfer; (iv) turn down flaps; other than a service associated with a service to which item 49718 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49815
Triple arthrodesis of hindfoot joints, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of osteophytes at joints (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49818
Release of plantar fascia, including excision of calcaneal spur (if performed) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49821
Excisional or interpositional arthroplasty of metatarsophalangeal or tarsometatarsal joint, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) local tendon transfer; (e) joint debridement —one joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49824
Excisional or interpositional arthroplasty of metatarsophalangeal or tarsometatarsal joint, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) local tendon transfer; (e) joint debridement; —2 joints (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49827
Unilateral correction of hallux valgus or varus deformity of the foot, by local tendon transfer, including any of the following (if performed): (a) exostectomy; (b) removal of bursae; (c) synovectomy; (d) capsule repair; (e) capsule or tendon release or transfer (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49830
Bilateral correction of hallux valgus or varus deformity of the foot, by local tendon transfer, including any of the following (if performed): (a) exostectomy; (b) removal of bursae; (c) synovectomy; (d) capsule repair; (e) capsule or tendon release or transfer (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49833
Unilateral correction of hallux valgus or varus deformity of the foot, by osteotomy of first metatarsal, without internal fixation, including any of the following (if performed): (a) exostectomy; (b) removal of bursae; (c) synovectomy; (d) capsule repair; (e) capsule or tendon release or transfer (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49836
Bilateral correction of hallux valgus or varus deformity of the foot by osteotomy of first metatarsal, without internal fixation, including any of the following (if performed): (a) exostectomy; (b) removal of bursae; (c) synovectomy; (d) capsule repair; (e) capsule or tendon release or transfer (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49837
Unilateral correction of hallux valgus or varus deformity of the foot, by osteotomy of first metatarsal, with internal fixation, including any of the following (if performed): (a) exostectomy; (b) removal of bursae; (c) synovectomy; (d) capsule repair; (e) capsule or tendon release or transfer (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49838
Bilateral correction of hallux valgus or varus deformity of the foot by osteotomy of first metatarsal, with internal fixation or arthrodesis of first metatarsophalangeal joint, including any of the following (if performed): (a) exostectomy; (b) removal of bursae; (c) synovectomy; (d) capsule repair; (e) capsule or tendon release or transfer (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49845
Unilateral arthrodesis of first metatarsophalangeal joint, by open or arthroscopic means, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of osteophytes at joints (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49851
Arthrodesis, osteotomy or interpositional arthroplasty of proximal or distal (or both) joints of lesser toe, including any of the following (if performed): (a) internal fixation, by any method; (b) capsulotomy; (c) tendon lengthening; (d) joint release; (e) synovectomy; (f) removal of osteophytes at joints; —one toe (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49854
Radical plantar fasciotomy or fasciectomy, with extensive incision into foot and excision of fascia, including excision of calcaneal spur (if performed), other than a service associated with a service to which 49818 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49860
Synovectomy of metatarsophalangeal joints, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) debridement; (c) release of ligament or tendon (or both); —one or more joints on one foot (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49866
Excision of intermetatarsal or digital neuroma, including any of the following (if performed): (a) release of metatarsal or digital ligament; (b) excision of bursae; (c) neurolysis; other than a service associated with a service to which item30023 applies—one web space (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49878
Talipes equinovarus, calcaneo valgus or metatarsus varus, treatment by cast, splint or manipulation—each attendance (Anaes.)
49881
Complete excision of one or more ganglia or bursae: (a) including excision of bony prominence or mucinous cyst of interphalangeal or metatarsophalangeal joint and surrounding tissues; and (b) including any of the following (if performed): (i) arthrotomy; (ii) synovectomy; (iii) osteophyte resections; (iv) neurolysis; (v) skin closure, by any local method; other than a service associated with a service to which item30023 applies—each incision (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49884
Complete excision of one or more ganglia or bursae: (a) including excision of bony prominence or mucinous cyst of ankle, hindoot or midfoot joint and surrounding tissues; and (b) including any of the following (if performed): (i) arthrotomy; (ii) synovectomy; (iii) osteophyte resections; (iv) neurolysis; (v) capsular or ligament repair; (vi) skin closure, by any method; other than a service associated with a service to which item30023 applies—each incision (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49887
Revision of complete excision of one or more ganglia or bursae: (a) including excision of bony prominence or mucinous cyst of interphalangeal or metatarsophalangeal joint and surrounding tissues; and (b) including any of the following (if performed): (i) arthrotomy; (ii) synovectomy; (iii) osteophyte resections; (iv) neurolysis; (v) skin closure, by any method; other than a service associated with a service to which item30023 or 49881 applies—each incision (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49890
Revision of complete excision of one or more ganglia or bursae: (a) including excision of bony prominence or mucinous cyst of ankle, hindoot or midfoot joint and surrounding tissues; and (b) including any of the following (if performed): (i) arthrotomy; (ii) synovectomy; (iii) osteophyte resections; (iv) neurolysis; (v) capsular or ligament repair; (vi) skin closure, by any method; other than a service associated with a service to which item30023 or 49884 applies—each incision (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50107
Stabilisation of joint of hip, by open means, including any of the following (if performed): (a) repair of capsule; (b) labrum; (c) capsulorraphy; (d) repair of ligament; (e) internal fixation; other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Group applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50112
Cicatricial flexion or extension contraction of joint, correction of, involving tissues deeper than skin and subcutaneous tissue, other than a service to which another item in this Group applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50115
Manipulation of one or more joints, excluding spine, other than a service associated with a service to which another item in this Group applies (H) (Anaes.)
50118
Arthrodesis of joint of hindfoot, by any method, with internal or external fixation by any method, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) joint release; (c) synovectomy; (d) removal of osteophytes at joints; —one joint (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50130
Joint or joints, application of external fixator to, other than for treatment of fractures (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50200
Core needle biopsy of aggressive or potentially malignant bone or soft tissue tumour, excluding aftercare (Anaes.)
50201
Incisional biopsy of aggressive or potentially malignant bone or soft tissue tumour, excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50203
Intralesional or marginal excision of bone or soft tissue tumour (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50206
Intralesional or marginal excision of bone tumour, with at least one of the following: (a) autograft; (b) allograft; (c) cementation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50209
Intralesional or marginal excision of bone tumour, with at least 2 of the following: (a) autograft; (b) allograft; (c) cementation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50212
Wide excision of malignant or aggressive bone or soft tissue tumour (or both), affecting a limb, trunk or scapula (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50215
Wide excision of malignant or aggressive bone or soft tissue tumour (or both), with intercalary reconstruction of bone by prosthesis, allograft or autograft (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50218
Wide excision of malignant or aggressive bone or soft tissue tumour (or both), with reconstruction, replacement or arthrodesis of adjacent joint, by prosthesis, allograft or autograft (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50221
Wide excision of malignant or aggressive bone or soft tissue tumour (or both) of pelvis, sacrum or spine, without reconstruction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50224
Wide excision of malignant or aggressive bone or soft tissue tumour (or both) of pelvis, sacrum or spine, with reconstruction of bone defect, or one or more joints, by any technique (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50233
Treatment of malignant or aggressive bone or soft tissue tumour (or both) by hindquarter or forequarter amputation(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50236
Treatment of malignant or aggressive bone or soft tissue tumour (or both), by hip disarticulation, shoulder disarticulation or amputation through the proximal one third of the femur (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50239
Treatment of malignant or aggressive bone or soft tissue tumour (or both), by amputation, other than a service associated with a service to which item 50233 or 50236 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50242
Revision of endoprosthetic replacement, if item 50218 or 50224, or an item that describes a service substantially similar to either of those items, applied to the initial procedure: (a) including any of the following: (i) rebushing; (ii) patella resurfacing; (iii) polyethylene exchange or similar; and (b) excluding removal of prosthetic from bone (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50245
Revision of reconstructive procedure, if item 50215, 50218 or 50224, or an item that describes a service substantially similar to any of those items, applied to the initial procedure, by any technique or combination of techniques (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50300
Gradual correction of joint deformity, with application of external fixator (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50303
Limb lengthening, by gradual distraction, with application of external fixator or intra-medullary device (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50306
Bipolar limb lengthening: (a) with application of external fixator or intra-medullary device; and (b) by any of the following: (i) gradual distraction; (ii) bone transport; (iii) fixator extension, to correct for an adjacent joint deformity (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50309
Ring fixator or similar device, adjustment of, with or without insertion or removal of fixation pins, performed under general anaesthesia, other than a service to which item50303 or 50306 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50310
Major adjustment of ring fixator or similar device, other than a service associated with a service to which item 50303, 50306, or 50309 applies
50312
Synovectomy or debridement, and microfracture, of ankle joint for osteochondral large defect greater than 1.5cm2, by arthroscopic or open means, including any of the following (if performed): (a) capsulotomy; (b) debridement or release of ligament; (c) debridement or release of tendon; other than a service associated with a service to which any of the following apply: (d) item49703; (e) another item in this Schedule if the service described in the other item is for the purpose of performing an arthroscopic procedure of the ankle (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50321
Release of soft tissue of talipes equinovarus, by open means (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50324
Revision of release of soft tissue of talipes equinovarus, by open means (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50330
Post-operative manipulation, and change of plaster, of vertical, congenital talipes equinovarus or talus, other than a service to which item50321 or 50324 applies (H) (Anaes.)
50335
Treatment of vertical, congenital talus, by percutaneous or open stabilisation of talonavicular joint and Achilles’ tenotomy (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50336
Talus, vertical, congenital, combined anterior and posterior reconstruction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50339
Tibialis anterior or tibialis posterior tendon transfer (split or whole) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50345
Hyperextension deformity of toe, release incorporating V-Y plasty of skin, lengthening of extensor tendons and release of capsule contracture (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50348
Knee, deformity of, post-operative manipulation and change of plaster, performed under general anaesthesia (H) (Anaes.)
50351
Treatment of developmental dislocation of hip, by open reduction, including application of hip spica (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50352
Treatment of developmental dysplasia of hip, including supervision of initial application of splint, harness or cast, other than a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.)
50354
Resection and fixation of congenital pseudarthrosis of tibia (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50357
Transfer of tendon of rectus femoris or medial or lateral hamstring (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50360
Combined medial and lateral hamstring tendon transfer (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50369
Unilateral posterior release of knee contracture, with multiple tendon lengthening or tenotomies, including release of joint capsule (if performed), other than a service associated with a service to which another item of this Schedule applies if the service describedin the other item is for the purpose of knee replacement (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50372
Bilateral posterior release of knee contracture, with multiple tendon lengthening or tenotomies, including release of joint capsule (if performed), other than a service associated with a service to which another item of this Schedule applies if the service described in the other item is for the purpose of knee replacement (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50375
Unilateral medial release of hip contracture, with lengthening or division of the adductors and psoas, including division of obturator nerve (if performed) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50378
Bilateral medial release of hip contracture, with lengthening or division of adductors and psoas, including division of obturator nerve (if performed) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50381
Unilateral anterior release of hip contracture, with lengthening or division of hip flexors and psoas, including division of joint capsule (if performed) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50384
Bilateral anterior release of hip contracture, with lengthening or division of hip flexors and psoas, including division of joint capsule (if performed) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50390
Application of cast under general anaesthesia, for patient with perthes, cerebral palsy, or other neuromuscular conditions, affecting hips or knees (H) (Anaes.)
50393
Acetabular shelf procedure, other than a service associated with a service to which another item of this Schedule applies if the service in the other item is for the purpose of performing arthroplasty on the hip (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50394
Multiple peri-acetabular osteotomy, including internal fixation (if performed) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50395
Osteotomy and distillation of greater trochanter, with internal fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50396
Amputation of congenital abnormalities or duplication of digits of the hand or foot, including any of the following (if performed): (a) splitting of phalanx or phalanges; (b) ligament reconstruction; (c) joint reconstruction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50399
Forearm, radial aplasia or dysplasia (radial club hand), centralisation or radialisation of (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50426
Removal of one or more lesions from bone, for osteochondroma occurring solitary or in association with hereditary multiple exotoses, with histological examination—one approach (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50428
Percutaneous drilling of osteochondritis dessicans or other osteochondral lesion, for a patient: (a) with open growth plates; or (b) less than 18 years of age (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50450
Unilateral single event multilevel surgery, for a patient less than 18 years of age with hemiplegic cerebral palsy, comprising 3 or more of the following: (a) lengthening of a contracted muscle tendon unit or units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening; (b) correction of muscle imbalance by transfer of a tendon or tendons; (c) correction of femoral torsion by rotational osteotomy of the femur; (d) correction of tibial torsion by rotational osteotomy of the tibia; (e) correction of joint instability by varus derotation osteotomy of the femur, subtalar arthrodesis with synovectomy if performed, or os calcis lengthening; conjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50451
Unilateral single event multilevel surgery, for a patient less than 18 years of age with hemiplegic cerebral palsy, comprising 3 or more of the following: (a) lengthening of a contracted muscle tendon unit or units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening; (b) correction of muscle imbalance by transfer of a tendon or tendons; (c) correction of femoral torsion by rotational osteotomy of the femur; (d) correction of tibial torsion by rotational osteotomy of the tibia; (e) correction of joint instability by varus derotation osteotomy of the femur, subtalar arthrodesis with synovectomy if performed, or os calcis lengthening; conjoint surgery, conjoint specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50455
Bilateral single event multilevel surgery, for a patient less than 18 years of age with diplegic cerebral palsy, that comprises: (a) lengthening of a contracted muscle tendon unit or units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening; and (b) correction of muscle imbalance by transfer of a tendon or tendons; conjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50456
Bilateral single event multilevel surgery, for a patient less than 18 years of age with diplegic cerebral palsy, that comprises: (a) lengthening of a contracted muscle tendon unit or units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening; and (b) correction of muscle imbalance by transfer of a tendon or tendons; conjoint surgery, conjoint specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50460
Bilateral single event multilevel surgery, for a patient less than 18 years of age with diplegic cerebral palsy, that comprises bilateral soft tissue surgery and bilateral femoral osteotomies, with: (a) lengthening of a contracted muscle tendon unit or units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening; and (b) correction of muscle imbalance by transfer of a tendon or tendons; and (c) correction of torsional abnormality of the femur by rotational osteotomy and internal fixation; conjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50461
Bilateral single event multilevel surgery, for a patient less than 18 years of age with diplegic cerebral palsy, that comprises bilateral soft tissue surgery and bilateral femoral osteotomies, with: (a) lengthening of a contracted muscle tendon unit or units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening; and (b) correction of muscle imbalance by transfer of a tendon or tendons; and (c) correction of torsional abnormality of the femur by rotational osteotomy and internal fixation; conjoint surgery, conjoint specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50465
Bilateral single event multilevel surgery, for a patient less than 18 years of age with diplegic cerebral palsy, that comprises bilateral soft tissue surgery, bilateral femoral osteotomies and bilateral tibial osteotomies, with: (a) lengthening of a contracted muscle tendon unit or units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening; and (b) correction of muscle imbalance by transfer of a tendon or tendons; and (c) correction of abnormal torsion of the femur by rotational osteotomy with internal fixation; and (d) correction of abnormal torsion of the tibia by rotational osteotomy with internal fixation; conjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50466
Bilateral single event multilevel surgery, for a patient less than 18 years of age with diplegic cerebral palsy, that comprises bilateral soft tissue surgery, bilateral femoral osteotomies and bilateral tibial osteotomies, with: (a) lengthening of a contracted muscle tendon unit or units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening; and (b) correction of muscle imbalance by transfer of a tendon or tendons; and (c) correction of abnormal torsion of the femur by rotational osteotomy with internal fixation; and (d) correction of abnormal torsion of the tibia by rotational osteotomy with internal fixation; conjoint surgery, conjoint specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50470
Bilateral single event multilevel surgery, for a patient less than 18 years of age with cerebral palsy, that comprises bilateral soft tissue surgery, bilateral femoral osteotomies, bilateral tibial osteotomies and bilateral foot stabilisation, with: (a) lengthening of a contracted muscle tendon unit or units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening; and (b) correction of muscle imbalance by transfer of a tendon or tendons; and (c) correction of abnormal torsion of the femur by rotational osteotomy with internal fixation; and (d) correction of abnormal torsion of the tibia by rotational osteotomy with internal fixation; and (e) correction of bilateral pes valgus by os calcis lengthening or subtalar fusion; conjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50471
Bilateral single event multilevel surgery, for a patient less than 18 years of age with cerebral palsy, that comprises bilateral soft tissue surgery, bilateral femoral osteotomies, bilateral tibial osteotomies and bilateral foot stabilisation, with: (a) lengthening of a contracted muscle tendon unit or units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening; and (b) correction of muscle imbalance by transfer of a tendon or tendons; and (c) correction of abnormal torsion of the femur by rotational osteotomy with internal fixation; and (d) correction of abnormal torsion of the tibia by rotational osteotomy with internal fixation; and (e) correction of bilateral pes valgus by os calcis lengthening or subtalar fusion; conjoint surgery, conjoint specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50475
Single event multilevel surgery, for a patient less than 18 years of age with diplegic cerebral palsy, for the correction of crouch gait, including: (a) lengthening of a contracted muscle tendon unit or units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening; and (b) correction of muscle imbalance by transfer of a tendon or tendons; and (c) correction of flexion deformity at the knee by extension osteotomy of the distal femur including internal fixation; and (d) correction of patella alta and quadriceps insufficiency by patella tendon shortening or reconstruction; and (e) correction of tibial torsion by rotational osteotomy of the tibia with internal fixation; and (f) correction of foot instability by os calcis lengthening or subtalar fusion; conjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50476
Single event multilevel surgery, for a patient less than 18 years of age with diplegic cerebral palsy, for the correction of crouch gait including: (a) lengthening of a contracted muscle tendon unit or units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening; and (b) correction of muscle imbalance by transfer of a tendon or tendons; and (c) correction of flexion deformity at the knee by extension osteotomy of the distal femur including internal fixation; and (d) correction of patella alta and quadriceps insufficiency by patella tendon shortening or reconstruction; and (e) correction of tibial torsion by rotational osteotomy of the tibia with internal fixation; and (f) correction of foot instability by os calcis lengthening or subtalar fusion; conjoint surgery, conjoint specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50508
Treatment of fracture of distal end of radius or ulna (or both), by closed reduction, for a patient with open growth plates (Anaes.)
50512
Treatment of fracture of distal end of radius or ulna (or both), by open or closed reduction, with internal fixation, for a patient with open growth plates (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50524
Radius or ulna, shaft of, with open growth plate, treatment of fracture of, in conjunction with dislocation of distal radio-ulnar joint or proximal radio-humeral joint (Galeazzi or Monteggia injury), by closed reduction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50528
Radius or ulna, shaft of, with open growth plate, treatment of fracture of, in conjunction with dislocation of distal radio-ulnar joint or proximal radio-humeral joint (Galeazzi or Monteggia injury), by reduction with or without internal fixation by open or percutaneous means (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50532
Treatment of fracture of shafts of radius or ulna (or both), by closed reduction, for a patient with open growth plate (H) (Anaes.)
50536
Treatment of fracture of shafts of radius or ulna (or both), by open or closed reduction, with internal fixation, for a patient with open growth plate (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50540
Olecranon, with open growth plate, treatment of fracture of, by open reduction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50544
Radius, with open growth plate, treatment of fracture of head or neck of, by closed reduction of (Anaes.)
50548
Radius, with open growth plate, treatment of fracture of head or neck of, by reduction with or without internal fixation by open or percutaneous means (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50552
Humerus, proximal, with open growth plate, treatment of fracture of, by closed reduction (H) (Anaes.)
50556
Treatment of fracture of proximal humerus, by open or closed reduction, with internal fixation, for a patient with open growth plate (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50560
Humerus, shaft of, with open growth plate, treatment of fracture of, by closed reduction (H) (Anaes.)
50564
Treatment of fracture of shaft of humerus, by open or closed reduction, with internal or external fixation, for a patient with open growth plate (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50568
Humerus, with open growth plate, supracondylar or condylar, treatment of fracture of, by closed reduction (H) (Anaes.)
50572
Humerus, with open growth plate, supracondylar or condylar, treatment of fracture of, by reduction with or without internal fixation by open or percutaneous means (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50576
Treatment of fracture of femur, by closed reduction or traction, including application of hip spica (if performed), for a patient with open growth plate (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50580
Tibia, with open growth plate, plateau or condyles, medial or lateral, treatment of fracture of, by reduction with or without internal fixation by open or percutaneous means (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50584
Tibia, distal, with open growth plate, treatment of fracture of, by reduction with or without internal fixation by open or percutaneous means (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50588
Tibia and fibula, with open growth plates, treatment of fracture of, by internal fixation (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50592
Treatment of fracture of shaft of femur, by open or closed reduction, with internal or external fixation, for a patient with open growth plate (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50596
Treatment of fracture of shaft of tibia, by open or closed reduction, including casting, for a patient with open growth plate (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50654
Treatment of hip dysplasia or dislocation, for a patient under the age of 18 years, by examination or closed reduction (or both), with or without arthrography of the hip under anaesthesia, and with application or reapplication of a hip spica (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52056
HAEMATOMA, aspiration of (Anaes.)
52057
LARGE HAEMATOMA, LARGE ABSCESS, CARBUNCLE, CELLULITIS or similar lesion, requiring admission to a hospital, INCISION WITH DRAINAGE OF (excluding aftercare) (Anaes.)
52058
PERCUTANEOUS DRAINAGE OF DEEP ABSCESS, usinginterventional imaging techniques - but not including imaging (Anaes.)
52059
ABSCESS, DRAINAGE TUBE, exchange of using interventional imaging techniques - but not including imaging (Anaes.)
52060
MUSCLE, excision of (Anaes.)
52061
MUSCLE, RUPTURED, repair of (limited), not associated with external wound (Anaes.)
52062
MUSCLE, RUPTURED, repair of (extensive), not associated with external wound (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52063
BONE TUMOUR, INNOCENT, excision of, not being a service to which another item in Groups O3 to O9 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52064
BONE CYST, injection into or aspiration of (Anaes.)
52066
SUBMANDIBULAR GLAND, extirpation of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52069
SUBLINGUAL GLAND, extirpation of (Anaes.)
52072
SALIVARY GLAND, DILATATION OR DIATHERMY of duct (Anaes.)
52073
SALIVARY GLAND, repair of CUTANEOUS FISTULA OF (Anaes.)
52075
SALIVARY GLAND, removal of CALCULUS from duct or meatotomy or marsupialisation, 1 or more such procedures (Anaes.)
52078
TONGUE, partial excision of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52081
TONGUE TIE, division or excision of frenulum (Anaes.)
52084
TONGUE TIE, MANDIBULAR FRENULUM OR MAXILLARY FRENULUM, division or excision of frenulum, in a patient aged not less than 2 years (Anaes.)
52087
RANULA OR MUCOUS CYST OF MOUTH, removal of (Anaes.)
52090
OPERATION ON MANDIBLE OR MAXILLA (other than alveolar margins) for chronic osteomyelitis - 1 bone or in combination with adjoining bones (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52092
OPERATION on SKULL for OSTEOMYELITIS (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52094
OPERATION ON ANY COMBINATION OF ADJOINING BONES, being bones referred to in item 52092 (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52095
BONE GROWTH STIMULATOR, insertion of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52096
ORTHOPAEDIC PIN OR WIRE, insertion of, into maxilla or mandible or zygoma, as an independent procedure (Anaes.)
52097
EXTERNAL FIXATION, removal of, in the operating theatre of a hospital (Anaes.)
52098
EXTERNAL FIXATION, removal of, in conjunction with operations involving internal fixation or bone grafting or both (Anaes.)
52099
BURIED WIRE, PIN or SCREW, 1 or more, which were inserted for internal fixation purposes into maxilla or mandible or zygoma, removal of, requiring anaesthesia, incision, dissection and suturing, per bone, not being a service associated with a service to which item 52102 or 52105 applies (Anaes.)
52102
BURIED WIRE, PIN or SCREW, 1 or more, which were inserted for internal fixation purposes into maxilla or mandible or zygoma, removal of, requiring anaesthesia, incision, dissection and suturing, where undertaken in the operating theatre of a hospital, per bone (Anaes.)
52105
PLATE, 1 or more of, and associated screw and wire which were inserted for internal fixation purposes into maxilla or mandible or zygoma, removal of, requiring anaesthesia, incision, dissection and suturing, per bone, not being a service associated with a service to which item 52099 or 52102 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52114
MANDIBLE or MAXILLA, segmental resection of, for tumours or cysts (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52126
MAXILLA, total resection of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52129
MAXILLA, total resection of both maxillae (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52130
BONE GRAFT, not being a service to which another item in Groups O3 to O9 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52131
BONE GRAFT WITH INTERNAL FIXATION, not being a service to which an item in the range (a)51900 to 52186; or (b)52303 to 53460 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52180
MALIGNANT DISEASE AGGRESSIVE OR POTENTIALLY MALIGNANT BONE OR DEEP SOFT TISSUE TUMOUR, biopsy of (not including aftercare) (Anaes.)
52182
BONE OR MALIGNANT DEEP SOFT TISSUE TUMOUR, lesional or marginal excision of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52184
BONE TUMOUR, lesional or marginal excision of, combined with any 1 of: liquid nitrogen freezing, autograft, allograft or cementation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52186
BONE TUMOUR, lesional or marginal excision of, combined with any 2 or more of: liquid nitrogen freezing, autograft, allograft or cementation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53200
MANDIBLE, treatment of a dislocation of, not requiring open reduction (Anaes.)
53203
MANDIBLE, treatment of a dislocation of, requiring open reduction (Anaes.)
53206
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, manipulation of, performed in the operating theatre of a hospital, not being a service associated with a service to which another item in Groups O3 to O9 applies (Anaes.)
53209
GLENOID FOSSA, ZYGOMATIC ARCH and TEMPORAL BONE, reconstruction of (Obwegeser technique) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53212
ABSENT CONDYLE and ASCENDING RAMUS in hemifacial microsomia, construction of, not including harvesting of graft material (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53215
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, arthroscopy of, with or without biopsy, not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of that joint (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53218
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, arthroscopy of, removal of loose bodies, debridement, or treatment of adhesions - 1 or more such procedures (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53220
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, arthrotomy of, not being a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53221
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, open surgical exploration of, with or without microsurgical techniques (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53224
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, open surgical exploration of, with condylectomy or condylotomy, with or without microsurgical techniques (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53225
ARTHROCENTESIS, irrigation of temporomandibular joint after insertion of 2 cannuli into the appropriate joint space(s) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53226
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, synovectomy of, not being a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53227
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, open surgical exploration of, with or without meniscus or capsular surgery, including meniscectomy when performed, with or without microsurgical techniques (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53230
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, open surgical exploration of, with meniscus, capsular and condylar head surgery, with or without microsurgical techniques (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53233
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, surgery of, involving procedures to which items 53224, 53226, 53227 and 53230 apply and also involving the use of tissue flaps, or cartilage graft, or allograft implants, with or without microsurgical techniques (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53236
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, stabilisation of, involving 1 or more of: repair of capsule, repair of ligament or internal fixation, not being a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53239
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT, arthrodesis of, not being a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53400
MAXILLA, unilateral or bilateral, treatment of fracture of, not requiring splinting
53403
MANDIBLE, treatment of fracture of, not requiring splinting
53406
MAXILLA, treatment of fracture of, requiring splinting, wiring of teeth, circumosseous fixation or external fixation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53409
MANDIBLE, treatment of fracture of, requiringsplinting, wiring of teeth, circumosseous fixation or external fixation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53410
ZYGOMATIC BONE, treatment of fracture of, not requiring surgical reduction
53411
ZYGOMATIC BONE, treatment of fracture of, requiring surgical reduction by a temporal, intra-oral or other approach (Anaes.)
53412
ZYGOMATIC BONE, treatment of fracture of, requiring surgical reduction and involving internal or external fixation at 1 site (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53413
ZYGOMATIC BONE, treatment of fracture of, requiring surgical reduction and involving internal or external fixation or both at 2 sites (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53414
ZYGOMATIC BONE, treatment of fracture of, requiring surgical reduction and involving internal or external fixation or both at 3 sites (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53415
MAXILLA, treatment of fracture of, requiring open reduction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53416
MANDIBLE, treatment of fracture of, requiring open reduction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53418
MAXILLA, treatment of fracture of, requiring open reduction and internal fixation not involving plate(s) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53419
MANDIBLE, treatment of fracture of, requiring open reduction and internal fixation not involving plate(s) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53422
MAXILLA, treatment of fracture of, requiring open reduction and internal fixation involving plate(s) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53423
MANDIBLE, treatment of fracture of, requiring open reduction and internal fixation involving plate(s) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53424
MAXILLA, treatment of a complicated fracture of, involving viscera, blood vessels or nerves, requiring open reduction not involving plate(s) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53425
MANDIBLE, treatment of a complicated fracture of, involving viscera, blood vessels or nerves, requiring open reduction not involving plate(s) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53427
MAXILLA, treatment of a complicated fracture of, involving viscera, blood vessels or nerves, requiring open reduction involving the use of plate(s) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53429
MANDIBLE, treatment of a complicated fracture of, involving viscera, blood vessels or nerves, requiring open reduction involving the use of plate(s) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53439
MANDIBLE, treatment of a closed fracture of, involving a joint surface (Anaes.)


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