Plastic and reconstructive surgery (medically necessary) - 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.

30003
Burns, involving 1% or more but less than 3% of total body surface, dressing of (including redressing of any related donor site, if required), without anaesthesia, if medical practitioner is present—each attendance at which the procedure is performedNot applicable for skin reactions secondary to radiotherapy
30006
Burns, involving 3% or more but less than 10% of total body surface, dressing of (including redressing of any related donor site, if required), without anaesthesia, if medical practitioner is present—each attendance at which the procedure is performedNot applicable for skin reactions secondary to radiotherapy
30007
Burns, involving 10% or more of total body surface, dressing of (including redressing of any related donor site, if required), without anaesthesia, if medical practitioner is present—each attendance at which the procedure is performedNot applicable for skin reactions secondary to radiotherapy
30010
Burns, involving not more than 3% of total body surface, dressing of (including redressing of any related donor site, if required), in an operating theatre under general anaesthesia or intravenous sedation, if medical practitioner is present (H) (Anaes.)
30014
Burns, involving 3% or more but less than 20% of total body surface, dressing of (including redressing of any related donor site, if required), in an operating theatre under general anaesthesia or intravenous sedation, if medical practitioner is present (H) (Anaes.)
30015
Burns, involving 20% or more but less than 50% of total body surface, or burns of less than 20% of total body surface involving 1% or more of total body surface within the hands or face, dressing of (including redressing of any related donor site, if required), in an operating theatre under general anaesthesia or intravenous sedation, if medical practitioner is present (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30016
Burns, involving 50% or more of total body surface, dressing of (including redressing of any related donor site, if required), in an operating theatre under general anaesthesia or intravenous sedation, if medical practitioner is present (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30175
Radical abdominoplasty, with repair of rectus diastasis, excision of skin and subcutaneous tissue, and transposition of umbilicus, not being a laparoscopic procedure, if:(a) the patient has an abdominal wall defect as a consequence of pregnancy; and(b) the patient: (i) has a diastasis of at least 3cm measured by diagnostic imaging prior to this service; and(ii) has either or both of the following: (A) at least moderately severe pain or discomfort at the site of the diastasis in the abdominal wall during functional use and the pain or discomfort has been documented in the patient’s records by the practitioner providing the service;(B) low back pain or urinary symptoms likely due to rectus diastasis and the pain or symptoms have been documented in the patient’s records by the practitioner providing the service; and (iii) has failed to respond to non-surgical conservative treatment, that must have included physiotherapy; and(iv) has not been pregnant in the last 12 months; and (c) the service is not a service associated with a service to which item 30166, 30169, 30176, 30177, 30179, 30651, 30655, 45530, 45531, 45564, 45565, 45567, 46060, 46062, 46064, 46066, 46068, 46070, 46072, 46080, 46082, 46084, 46086, 46088 or 46090 appliesApplicable once per lifetime (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
30176
Radical abdominoplasty, with excision of skin and subcutaneous tissue, repair of musculoaponeurotic layer and transposition of umbilicus, not being a service associated with a service to which item 30166, 30169, 30175, 30177, 30179, 45530, 45531, 45564, 45565, 45567, 46060, 46062, 46064, 46066, 46068, 46070 or 46072 applies,if the patient has previously had a massive intra-abdominal or pelvic tumour surgically removed (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38846
Pectus excavatum or pectus carinatum, repair or radical correction of, other than a service associated with a service to which item 18258, 18260, 38815, 38816, 38828, 38847, 38848 or 38849 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38847
Pectus excavatum, repair of, with implantation of subcutaneous prosthesis, other than a service associated with a service to which item 18258, 18260, 38815, 38816, 38828, 38846, 38848 or 38849 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38848
Pectus excavatum, repair of, with insertion of a concave bar, by any method, other than a service associated with a service to which item 18258, 18260, 38815, 38816, 38828, 38846 or 38847 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38849
Pectus excavatum, removal of a concave bar, by any method, not being a service associated with a service to which item 18258, 18260, 38815, 38816, 38828, 38846 or 38847 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38857
Chest wall resection, sternum and/or ribs without reconstruction, other than a service associated with a service to which item 18258, 18260, 38815, 38816, 38824, 38828 or 38858 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38858
Chest wall resection, sternum and / or ribs with reconstruction, other than a service associated with a service to which item 18258, 18260, 38815, 38816, 38824, 38828 or 38857 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42860
EYELID (upper or lower), scleral or Goretex or other non-autogenous graft to, with recession of the lid retractors (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42863
EYELID, recession of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42866
ENTROPION or TARSAL ECTROPION, repair of, by tightening, shortening or repair of inferior retractors by open operation across the entire width of the eyelid (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42872
EYEBROW, elevation of, by skin excision, to correct for a reduced field of vision caused by paretic, involutional, or traumatic eyebrow descent/ptosis to a position below the superior orbital rim (Anaes.)
43882
Cloacal exstrophy, operation for (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45000
Single stage local muscle flap repair, on eyelid, nose, lip, neck, hand, thumb, finger or genitals not in association with any of items 31356 to 31383 (Anaes.)
45003
Single stage local myocutaneous flap repair to one defect, simple and small not in association with any of items 31356 to 31383 (Anaes.)
45006
Single stage large myocutaneous flap repair to one defect (pectoralis major, latissimus dorsi, or similar large muscle), other than a service associated with a service to which any of items 45524 to 45542 apply (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45009
Single stage localmuscle flap repair to 1 defect, simple and small,other than a service associated with a service to which item 30278, 30281 or 41722 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45012
Single stage large muscle flap repair to one defect (pectoralis major, gastrocnemius, gracilis or similar large muscle), other than a service associated with a service to which any of items 45524 to 45542 apply (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45015
MUSCLE OR MYOCUTANEOUS FLAP, delay of (Anaes.)
45018
Dermis, dermofat or fascia graft (other than transfer of fat by injection): (a) if the service is not associated with neurosurgical services for spinal disorders mentioned in any of items 51011 to 51171; and (b) other than a service associated with a service to which item 39615, 39715, 40106 or 40109 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45019
Full face chemical peel for severely sun-damaged skin, if: (a) the damage affects at least 75% of the facial skin surface area; and (b) the damage involves photo-damage (dermatoheliosis); and (c) the photo-damage involves: (i) a solar keratosis load exceeding 30 individual lesions; or (ii) solar lentigines; or (iii) freckling, yellowing or leathering of the skin; or (iv) solar kertoses which have proven refractory to, or recurred following, medical therapies; and (d) at least medium depth peeling agents are used; and (e) the chemical peel is performed in the operating theatre of a hospital by a medical practitioner recognised as a specialist in the specialty of dermatology or plastic surgery. Applicable once only in any 12 month period (Anaes.)
45021
Abrasive therapy for severely disfiguring scarring of face resulting from trauma, burns or acne, if sufficient photographic evidence demonstrating the clinical need for the service is included in patient notes—limited to one claim per patient per episode (Anaes.)
45025
CARBON DIOXIDE LASER OR ERBIUM LASER (not including fractional laser therapy) resurfacing of the face or neck for severely disfiguring scarring resulting from trauma, burns or acne - limited to 1 aesthetic area (Anaes.)
45026
CARBON DIOXIDE LASER OR ERBIUM LASER (not including fractional laser therapy) resurfacing of the face or neck for severely disfiguring scarring resulting from trauma, burns or acne - more than 1 aesthetic area (Anaes.)
45027
Vascular anomaly, cauterisation of or injection into, if undertaken in the operating theatre of a hospital (Anaes.)
45030
Vascular anomaly, of skin, mucous membrane and/or subcutaneous tissue, small, excision and suture of (Anaes.)
45033
Vascular anomaly, large or involving deeper tissue including facial muscle, excision and suture of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45035
Vascular anomaly, large, deep, and involving major neurovascular structures, excision of, including dissection of muscles, nerves or major vessels (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45036
Vascular anomaly, of neck, deep and involving major neurovascular structures, excision of, including dissection of cranial nerves and major vessels (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45045
Vascular anomaly on eyelid, nose, lip, ear, neck, hand, thumb, finger or genitals, excision of (Anaes.)
45048
LYMPHOEDEMATOUS tissue or lymphangiectasis, of lower leg and foot, or thigh, or upper arm, or forearm and hand, major excision of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45051
Contour reconstruction by open repair of contour defects, due to deformity, if: (a) contour reconstructive surgery is indicated because the deformity is secondary to congenital absence of tissue or has arisen from trauma (other than trauma from previous cosmetic surgery); and (b) insertion of a non-biological implant is required, other than one or more of the following: (i) insertion of a non-biological implant that is a component of another service specified in Group T8; (ii) injection of liquid or semisolid material; (iii) an oral and maxillofacial implant service to which item 52321 applies; (iv) a service to insert mesh; and (c) photographic and/or diagnostic imaging evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45054
Limb or chest, decompression escharotomy of (including all incisions), for acute compartment syndrome secondary to burn (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45200
Single stage local flap, if indicated to repair one defect, simple and small, excluding flap for male pattern baldness and excluding H-flap or double advancement flap not in association with any of items 31356 to 31383 (Anaes.)
45201
Muscle, myocutaneous or skin flap, where clinically indicated to repair one surgical excision made in the removal of a malignant or non-malignant skin lesion (only in association with items 31000, 31001, 31002, 31003, 31004, 31005, 31358, 31359, 31360, 31363, 31364, 31369, 31370, 31371, 31373, 31376, 31378, 31380 or 31383)-may be claimed only once per defect (Anaes.)
45202
Muscle, myocutaneous or skin flap, where clinically indicated to repair one surgical excision made in the removal of a malignant or non-malignant skin lesion in a patient, if the clinical relevance of the procedure is clearly annotated in the patient's record and either: (a) item 45201 applies and additional flap repair is required for the same defect; or (b) item 45201 does not apply and either: (i) the patient has severe pre-existing scarring, severe skin atrophy or sclerodermoid changes; or (ii) the repair is contiguous with a free margin (Anaes.)
45203
Single stage local flap, if indicated to repair one defect, complicated or large, excluding flap for male pattern baldness and excluding H-flap or double advancement flap not in association with any of items 31356 to 31383 (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45206
Single stage local flap if indicated to repair one defect, on eyelid, nose, lip, ear, neck, hand, thumb, finger or genitals and excluding H-flap or double advancement flap not in association with any of items 31356 to 31383 (Anaes.)
45207
H-flap or double advancement flap if indicated to repair one defect, on eyelid, eyebrow or forehead not in association with any of items 31356 to 31383 (Anaes.)
45209
Pedicled flap repair (forehead, cross arm, cross leg, abdominal or similar), first stage of a multistage procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45212
Pedicled flap repair (forehead, cross arm, cross leg, abdominal or similar), subsequent stage of a multistage procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45221
DIRECT FLAP REPAIR, small (cross finger or similar), first stage (Anaes.)
45224
DIRECT FLAP REPAIR, small (cross finger or similar), second stage (Anaes.)
45227
INDIRECT FLAP OR TUBED PEDICLE, formation of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45230
DIRECT OR INDIRECT FLAP OR TUBED PEDICLE, delay of (Anaes.)
45233
INDIRECT FLAP OR TUBED PEDICLE, preparation of intermediate or final site and attachment to the site (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45239
Direct, indirect, free or local flap, revision of, by incision and suture and/or liposuction, applicable once per flap, not being a service associated with a service to which item 45497 applies (Anaes.)
45440
Split thickness skin graft to a small defect that is:(a) less than 40 mm in diameter: (i) on areas below the knee; or(ii) distal to the ulnar styloid; or(iii) on the genital area; or(iv) on areas above the clavicle; or (b) less than 80 mm in diameter on any other part of the body (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45443
Split thickness skin graft to a large defect that is:(a) 40 mm or more in diameter: (i) on areas below the knee; or(ii) distal to the ulnar styloid; or(iii) on the genital area; or(iv) on areas above the clavicle; or (b) 80 mm or more in diameter on any other part of the body (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45451
Full thickness skin graft to one defect, with an average diameter of 5 mm or more (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45496
FLAP, free tissue transfer using microvascular techniques - revision of, by open operation (Anaes.)
45497
Flap, free tissue transfer using microvascular techniques or any autologous breast reconstruction, revision of, by liposuction, other than a service associated with a service to which item 45239 applies (H) (Anaes.)
45500
Microvascular repair using microsurgical techniques, with restoration of continuity of artery or vein of distal extremity or digit; cannot be claimed by the same provider for both artery and vein (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45501
Microvascular anastomosis of artery or vein using microsurgical techniques, for replantation or revascularisation of limb or digit, if the limb or digit is devitalised and the repair is critical for restoration of blood supply, other than a service associated with a service to which item 45564, 45565, 45567, 46060, 46062, 46064, 46066, 46068, 46070 or 46072 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45502
Microvascular anastomoses of artery and vein using microsurgical techniques, for replantation or revascularisation of limb or digit, if the limb or digit is devitalised and the repair is critical for restoration of blood supply, including anastomoses of all required vessels for that extremity or digit, unless a micro-arterial or micro-venous graft is being used, other than a service associated with a service to which item 45564, 45565, 45567, 46060, 46062, 46064, 46066, 46068, 46070 or 46072 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45503
Micro-arterial or micro-venous graft using microsurgical techniques, if the graft is critical for restoration of blood supply, including harvest of graft and suturing of all related anastomoses (not to be claimed in the context of cardiac surgery) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45504
Microvascular anastomosis of artery, vein or veins, using microsurgical techniques, for free transfer of tissue, including setting in of free flap, other than:(a) a service for the purpose of breast reconstruction; or(b) a service associated with a service to which item 45564, 45565, 45567, 46060, 46062, 46064, 46066, 46068, 46070 or 46072 applies(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45505
Microvascular anastomoses of artery and vein or veins, using microsurgical techniques, for free transfer of tissue, including setting in of free flap, other than:(a) a service for the purpose of breast reconstruction; or(b) a service associated with a service to which item 45564, 45565, 45567, 46060, 46062, 46064, 46066, 46068, 46070 or 46072 applies(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45507
Microvascular repair using microsurgical techniques, with restoration of continuity of artery and vein of distal extremity or digit, including anastomoses of all required vessels for that extremity or digit, other than a service associated with a service to which item 45564, 45565 or 45567 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45510
Scar, of face or neck, not more than 3 cm in length, revision of, if:(a) undertaken in the operating theatre of a hospital; or(b) performed by a specialist in the practice of the specialist’s specialty (Anaes.)
45512
SCAR, of face or neck, more than 3 cm in length, revision of, where undertaken in the operating theatre of a hospital, or where performed by a specialist in the practice of his or her specialty (Anaes.)
45515
Scar, other than on face or neck, not more than 7 cm in length, revision of, if:(a) the service is:(i) undertaken in the operating theatre of a hospital; or(ii) performed by a specialist in the practice of the specialist’s specialty; and(b) the service is not performed in conjunction with the insertion of breast implants for cosmetic purposes; and(c) the incision made for revision of the scar is not used as an approach for another procedure (including a non rebatable procedure); and(d) sufficient photographic evidence demonstrating the clinical need for the service is included in patient notes (Anaes.)
45518
Scar, other than on face or neck, more than 7 cm in length, revision of, if:(a) the service is:(i) undertaken in the operating theatre of a hospital; or(ii) performed by a specialist in the practice of the specialist’s specialty; and(b) the service is not performed in conjunction with the insertion of breast implants for cosmetic purposes; and(c) the incision made for revision of the scar is not used as an approach for another procedure (including a non rebatable procedure); and(d) sufficient photographic evidence demonstrating the clinical need for the service is included in patient notes (Anaes.)
45560
HAIR TRANSPLANTATION for the treatment of alopecia of congenital or traumatic origin or due to disease, excluding male pattern baldness, not being a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.)
45561
Microvascular anastomosis of artery and/or vein, if considered necessary to salvage a vascularly compromised pedicled or free flap, either during the primary procedure or at a subsequent return to theatre (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45562
Free transfer of tissue (microvascular free flap) for non-breast defect involving raising of tissue on vascular pedicle, including direct repair of secondary cutaneous defect (if performed), other than a service associated with a service to which item 45564, 45565, 45567, 46060, 46062, 46064, 46066, 46068, 46070 or 46072 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45563
Neurovascular island flap for restoration of essential sensation in the digits or sole of the foot, or for genital reconstruction, including:(a) direct repair of secondary cutaneous defect (if performed); and(b) formal dissection of the neurovascular pedicle;other than a service performed on simple V-Y flaps or other standard flaps, such as rotation or keystone (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45564
Free transfer of tissue (reconstructive surgery) for the repair of major tissue defect of the head and neck or other non-breast defect, using microvascular techniques, all necessary elements of the operation including (but not limited to):(a) anastomoses of all required vessels; and(b) raising of tissue on a vascular pedicle; and(c) preparation of recipient vessels; and(d) transfer of tissue; and(e) insetting of tissue at recipient site; and(f) direct repair of secondary cutaneous defect, if performed;other than a service associated with a service to which item 30166, 30169, 30175, 30176, 30177, 30179, 45501, 45502, 45504, 45505, 45507, 45562 or 45567 applies—conjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45565
Free transfer of tissue (reconstructive surgery) for the repair of major tissue defect of the head and neck or other non-breast defect, using microvascular techniques, all necessary elements of the operation including (but not limited to):(a) anastomoses of all required vessels; and(b) raising of tissue on a vascular pedicle; and(c) preparation of recipient vessels; and(d) transfer of tissue; and(e) insetting of tissue at recipient site; and(f) direct repair of secondary cutaneous defect, if performed;other than a service associated with a service to which item 30166, 30169, 30175, 30176, 30177, 30179, 45501, 45502, 45504, 45505, 45507, 45562 or 45567 applies—conjoint surgery, conjoint specialist surgeon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45566
Insertion of a temporary prosthetic tissue expander which requires subsequent removal, including all attendances for subsequent expansion injections, other than a service for breast or post-mastectomy tissue expansion (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45567
Free transfer of tissue (reconstructive surgery) for the repair of major tissue defect of the head and neck or other non-breast defect, using microvascular techniques, all necessary elements of the operation including (but not limited to):(a) anastomoses of all required vessels; and(b) raising of tissue on a vascular pedicle; and(c) preparation of recipient vessels; and(d) transfer of tissue; and(e) insetting of tissue at recipient site; and(f) direct repair of secondary cutaneous defect, if performed;other than a service associated with a service to which item 30166, 30169, 30175, 30176, 30177, 30179, 45501, 45502, 45504, 45505, 45507, 45562, 45564 or 45565 applies—single surgeon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45568
Tissue expander, removal of, including complete excision of fibrous capsule if performed (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45571
Closure of abdomen with reconstruction of umbilicus, with or without lipectomy, to be used following the harvest of an autologous flap, being a service associated with a service to which item 45530, 45531, 45562, 45564, 45565, 45567, 46080, 46082, 46084, 46086, 46088 or 46090 applies, including repair of the musculoaponeurotic layer of the abdomen (including insertion of prosthetic mesh if used) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45572
Intra-operative tissue expansion using a prosthetic tissue expander, performed under general anaesthetic or intravenous sedation during an operation, if combined with a service to which another item in Group T8 applies (including expansion injections), not to be used for breast tissue expansion (Anaes.)
45575
FACIAL NERVE PARALYSIS, free fascia graft for (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45578
FACIAL NERVE PARALYSIS, muscle transfer for (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45581
Facial nerve paralysis, excision of tissue for (Anaes.)
45584
Liposuction (suction assisted lipolysis) to one regional area (one limb or trunk), for treatment of post traumatic pseudolipoma, if photographic and/or diagnostic imaging evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes (Anaes.)
45585
Liposuction (suction assisted lipolysis) to one regional area (one limb or trunk), other than a service associated with a service to which item 31525 or 31526 applies, if: (a) the liposuction is for: (i) the treatment of Barraquer-Simons syndrome, lymphoedema or macrodystrophia lipomatosa; or (ii) the reduction of a buffalo hump that is secondary to an endocrine disorder or pharmacological treatment of a medical condition; and (b) photographic and/or diagnostic imaging evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes (H) (Anaes.)
45587
Meloplasty for correction of facial asymmetry if: (a) the asymmetry is secondary to trauma (including previous surgery), a congenital condition or a medical condition (such as facial nerve palsy); and (b) the meloplasty is limited to one side of the face (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45588
Meloplasty (excluding browlifts and chinlift platysmaplasties), bilateral, if: (a) surgery is indicated to correct a functional impairment due to a congenital condition, disease (excluding post-acne scarring) or trauma (other than trauma resulting from previous elective cosmetic surgery); and (b) photographic and/or diagnostic imaging evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45589
Autologous fat grafting (harvesting, preparation and injection of adipocytes) if: (a) the autologous fat grafting is for either or both of the following purposes: (i) the correction of asymmetry arising from volume and contour defects in craniofacial disorders—up to a total of 4 services if each service is provided at least 3 months after the previous service; (ii) the treatment of burn scar or associated skin graft in the context of scar contracture, contour deformity or neuropathic pain, for patients who have undergone a minimum of 3 months of topical therapies, including silicone and pressure therapy, with an unsatisfactory or minimal level of improvement—up to a total of 4 services per region of the body (upper or lower limbs, trunk, neck or face) if each service provided per region of the body is provided at least 3 months after the previous such service; and (b) both: (i) photographic and/or diagnostic imaging evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes; and (ii) for craniofacial disorders, evidence of diagnosis of the qualifying craniofacial disorder is documented in the patient notes (H) (Anaes.)
45590
Orbital cavity, reconstruction of wall or floor, with or without bone graft, cartilage graft or foreign implant, other than a service associated with a service to which item 45594 applies on the same side (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45592
Orbital cavity, reconstruction of wall and floor with bone graft, cartilage graft or foreign implant, other than a service associated with a service to which item 45594 applies on the same side (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45594
Orbital cavity, exploration of wall or floor without bone graft, cartilage graft or foreign implant, other than a service associated with a service to which item 45590 or 45592 applies on the same side (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45596
Hemimaxillectomy (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45597
Total maxillectomy (bilateral) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45599
Mandible, total resection of, other than a service associated with a service to which item 45608 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45602
MANDIBLE, including lower border, OR MAXILLA, sub-total resection of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45608
Mandible, segmental mandibular or maxilla reconstruction with bone graft, not being a service associated with a service to which item 45599 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45609
Mandible, maxilla or skull base, reconstruction of, using bony free flap, all osteotomies, shaping, inset and fixation by any means, including all necessary 3 dimensional planning, if performed in conjunction with one or more services covered by items 46060 to 46068 (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45611
Mandible, condylectomy of (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45614
Eyelid, reconstruction of a defect (greater than one quarter of the length of the lid) involving all 3 layers of the eyelid, if unable to be closed by direct suture or wedge excision, including all flaps and grafts that may be required (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45617
Upper eyelid, reduction of, if: (a) the reduction is for any of the following: (i) history of a demonstrated visual impairment; (ii) intertriginous inflammation of the eyelid; (iii) herniation of orbital fat in exophthalmos; (iv) facial nerve palsy; (v) post-traumatic scarring; (vi) the restoration of symmetry of contralateral upper eyelid in respect of one of the conditions mentioned in subparagraphs(i) to (v); and (b) photographic and/or diagnostic imaging evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes (Anaes.)
45620
Lower eyelid, reduction of, if: (a) the reduction is for: (i) herniation of orbital fat in exophthalmos, facial nerve palsy or post-traumatic scarring; or (ii) the restoration of symmetry of the contralateral lower eyelid in respect of one of these conditions; and (b) photographic and/or diagnostic imaging evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes (Anaes.)
45623
Ptosis of upper eyelid (unilateral), correction of, by: (a) sutured elevation of the tarsal plate on the eyelid retractors (Muller’s or levator muscle or levator aponeurosis); or (b) sutured suspension to the brow/frontalis muscle; Not applicable to a service for repair of mechanical ptosis to which item 45617 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45624
Ptosis of upper eyelid, correction of, by: (a) sutured elevation of the tarsal plate on the eyelid retractors (Muller’s or levator muscle or levator aponeurosis); or (b) sutured suspension to the brow/frontalis muscle; if a previous ptosis surgery has been performed on that side (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45625
PTOSIS of eyelid, correction of eyelid height by revision of levator sutures within one week of primary repair by levator resection or advancement, performed in the operating theatre of a hospital (Anaes.)
45626
Ectropion or entropion, not caused by trachoma, correction of (unilateral) (Anaes.)
45627
Ectropion or entropion, caused by trachoma, correction of (unilateral) (Anaes.)
45629
SYMBLEPHARON, grafting for (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45632
Rhinoplasty, partial, involving correction of one or both lateral cartilages, one or both alar cartilages or one or both lateral cartilages and alar cartilages, if: (a) the indication for surgery is: (i) airway obstruction and the patient has a self reported NOSE Scale score of greater than 45; or (ii) significant acquired, congenital or developmental deformity; and (b) photographic and/or NOSE Scale evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes (Anaes.)
45635
Rhinoplasty, partial, involving correction of bony vault only, if: (a) the indication for surgery is: (i) airway obstruction and the patient has a self-reported NOSE Scale score of greater than 45; or (ii) significant acquired, congenital or developmental deformity; and (b) photographic and/or NOSE Scale evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes (Anaes.)
45641
Rhinoplasty, total, including correction of all bony and cartilaginous elements of the external nose, with or without autogenous cartilage or bone graft from a local site (nasal), if: (a) the indication for surgery is: (i) airway obstruction and the patient has a self-reported NOSE Scale score of greater than 45; or (ii) significant acquired, congenital or developmental deformity; and (b) photographic and/or NOSE Scale evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes (Anaes.)
45644
Rhinoplasty, total, including correction of all bony and cartilaginous elements of the external nose involving autogenous bone or cartilage graft obtained from distant donor site, including obtaining of graft, if: (a) the indication for surgery is: (i) airway obstruction and the patient has a self-reported NOSE Scale score of greater than 45; or (ii) significant acquired, congenital or developmental deformity; and (b) photographic and/or NOSE Scale evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes; other than a service associated with a service to which item 45718 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45650
Rhinoplasty, revision of, if: (a) the indication for surgery is: (i) airway obstruction and the patient has a self-reported NOSE Scale score of greater than 45; or (ii) significant acquired, congenital or developmental deformity; and (b) photographic and/or NOSE Scale evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes (Anaes.)
45652
Rhinophyma of a moderate or severe degree, carbon dioxide laser or erbium laser excision - ablation of (Anaes.)
45653
RHINOPHYMA, shaving of (Anaes.)
45656
COMPOSITE GRAFT (Chondrocutaneous or chondromucosal) to nose, ear or eyelid (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45658
Correction of a congenital deformity of the ear if: (a)the congenital deformity is not related to a prominent ear; and (b) the deformity has been clinically diagnosed as a constricted ear, Stahl's ear, or a similar congenital deformity; and (c) photographic evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes. (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45659
Correction of a congenital deformity of the ear if: (a) the patient is less than 18 years of age; and (b) the deformity is characterised by an absence of the antihelical fold and/or large scapha and/or large concha; and (c) photographic evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45660
External ear, complex total reconstruction of, using costal cartilage grafts to form a framework, including the harvesting and sculpturing of the cartilage and its insertion, for congenital absence, microtia or post-traumatic loss of entire or substantial portion of pinna (first stage) - performed by a specialist in the practice of the specialist’s specialty (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45661
External ear, complex total reconstruction of,elevation of costal cartilage framework using cartilage previously stored in abdominal wall, including the use of local skin and fascia flaps and skin graft to cover cartilage (second stage) - performed by a specialist in the practice of the specialist’s specialty (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45665
Lip, eyelid or ear, full thickness wedge excision of, with repair by direct sutures, excluding eyelid wedge when performed in conjunction with a cosmetic eyelid procedure (Anaes.)
45668
VERMILIONECTOMY, by surgical excision (Anaes.)
45669
Vermilionectomy for biopsy-confirmed cellular atypia, using carbon dioxide laser or erbium laser excision - ablation (Anaes.)
45671
Lip or eyelid reconstruction, single stage or first stage of a two-stage flap reconstruction of a defect involving all 3 layers of tissue, if the flap is switched from the opposing lip or eyelid respectively (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45674
Lip or eyelid reconstruction, second stage of a two-stage flap reconstruction, division of the pedicle and inset of flap and closure of the donor (Anaes.)
45675
MACROCHEILIA or macroglossia, operation for (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45676
MACROSTOMIA, operation for (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45677
Cleft lip, unilateral—primary repair of nasolabial complex, one stage, without anterior palate repair (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45680
Cleft lip, unilateral—primary repair of nasolabial complex, one stage, with anterior palate repair (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45683
Cleft lip, bilateral—primary repair of nasolabial complex, one stage, without anterior palate repair (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45686
Cleft lip, bilateral—primary repair of nasolabial complex, one stage, with anterior palate repair (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45689
CLEFT LIP, lip adhesion procedure, unilateral or bilateral (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45692
CLEFT LIP, partial revision, including minor flap revision alignment and adjustment, including revision of minor whistle deformity if performed (Anaes.)
45695
CLEFT LIP, total revision, including major flap revision, muscle reconstruction and revision of major whistle deformity (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45698
CLEFT LIP, primary columella lengthening procedure, bilateral (Anaes.)
45701
CLEFT LIP RECONSTRUCTION using full thickness flap (Abbe or similar), first stage (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45704
CLEFT LIP RECONSTRUCTION using full thickness flap (Abbe or similar), second stage (Anaes.)
45707
CLEFT PALATE, primary repair (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45710
CLEFT PALATE, secondary repair, closure of fistula using local flaps (Anaes.)
45713
CLEFT PALATE, secondary repair, lengthening procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45714
Oro-nasal fistula, repair of, including a local flap for closure (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45716
VELO-PHARYNGEAL INCOMPETENCE, pharyngeal flap for, or pharyngoplasty for (Anaes.)
45717
Alveolar cleft (congenital), unilateral, bone grafting of, including local flap closure of associated oro-nasal fistulae and ridge augmentation, other than a service associated with a service to which item 45718 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45718
Face, contour restoration of one region, for the correction of deformity using autogenous bone or cartilage, if the deformity:(a) is secondary to congenital absence of tissue; or(b) has arisen from:(i) trauma (other than from previous cosmetic surgery); or(ii) a diagnosed pathological process;other than a service associated with a service to which item 45644 or 45717 (alveolar bone grafting) applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45761
Genioplasty, including transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site, if:(a) the deformity: (i) is secondary to congenital absence of tissue; or(ii) has arisen from trauma (other than from previous cosmetic surgery) or a diagnosed pathological process; and (b) the service is required for maintaining lip competency; and(c) sufficient photographic evidence demonstrating the clinical need for the service is included in patient notes(H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45767
Hypertelorism,correction of,using intracranial approach (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45773
Syndromic orbital dystopia, such as Treacher Collins Syndrome, bilateral facial or periorbital reconstruction, with bone grafts from a distant site (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45776
ORBITAL DYSTOPIA (UNILATERAL), CORRECTION OF, with total repositioning of 1 orbit, intracranial (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45779
ORBITAL DYSTOPIA (UNILATERAL), CORRECTION OF, with total repositioning of 1 orbit, extracranial (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45782
Fronto-orbital advancement (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45785
Cranial vault reconstruction for single suture synostosis (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45791
Absent condyle and ascending ramus in craniofacial microsomia, construction of, not including harvesting of graft material (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45794
Osseo-integration procedure, first stage, implantation of fixture, following congenital absence, tumour or trauma, other than a service associated with a service to which item 41603 applies (Anaes.)
45797
Osseo-integration procedure, second stage, fixation of transcutaneous abutment, following congenital absence, tumour or trauma, other than a service associated with a service to which item 41603 applies (Anaes.)
45801
Tumour, cyst, ulcer or scar (other than a scar removed during the surgical approach at an operation), in the oral cavity, removal from mucosa or submucosal tissues, if the removal is by surgical excision and suture (Anaes.)
45807
TUMOUR, CYST (other than a cyst associated with a tooth or tooth fragment unless it has been established by radiological examination that there is a minimum of 5mm separation between the cyst lining and tooth structure or where a tumour or cyst has been proven by positive histopathology), ULCER OR SCAR (other than a scar removed during the surgical approach at an operation), in the oral and maxillofacial region, removal of, not being a service to which another item in this Subgroup applies, involving muscle, bone, or other deep tissue (Anaes.)
45809
TUMOUR OR DEEP CYST (other than a cyst associated with a tooth or tooth fragment unless it has been established by radiological examination that there is a minimum of 5mm separation between the cyst lining and tooth structure or where a tumour or cyst has been proven by positive histopathology), in the oral and maxillofacial region, removal of, requiring wide excision, not being a service to which another item in this Subgroup applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45811
TUMOUR, in the oral and maxillofacial region, removal of, from soft tissue (including muscle, fascia and connective tissue), extensive excision of, without skin or mucosal graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45813
TUMOUR, in the oral and maxillofacial region, removal of, from soft tissue (including muscle, fascia and connective tissue), extensive excision of, with skin or mucosal graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45815
Operation on:(a) mandible or maxilla (other than alveolar margins) for chronic osteomyelitis with radiological and laboratory evidence of osteomyelitis; or(b) mandible or maxilla for necrosis of the jaw from any cause including medication or radiation that requires debridement of the alveolar bone or beyond (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45823
Arch bars or similar, one or more, that were inserted for dental fixation purposes to the maxilla or mandible, removal of, requiring general anaesthesia, if the service is undertaken in the operating theatre of a hospital (H) (Anaes.)
45825
MANDIBULAR OR PALATAL EXOSTOSIS, excision of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45827
MYLOHYOID RIDGE, reduction of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45829
MAXILLARY TUBEROSITY, reduction of (Anaes.)
45831
Papillary hyperplasia of the palate, surgical reduction of—cannot be claimed more than once per occasion of service (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45837
VESTIBULOPLASTY, submucosal or open, including excision of muscle and skin or mucosal graft when performed - unilateral or bilateral (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45841
ALVEOLAR RIDGE AUGMENTATION with bone or alloplast or both - unilateral (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45845
Osseo-integration procedure, intra-oral implantation of titanium or similar fixture to facilitate restoration of the dentition following:(a) resection of part of the maxilla or mandible for a benign or a malignant tumour; or(b) segmental loss from trauma or congenital absence of a segment of the maxilla or mandible (multiple adjacent teeth)Fixture must be placed at site of the missing segment following appropriate reconstructive procedures (Anaes.)
45847
Osseo-integration procedure, fixation of transmucosal abutment to fixtures that are placed following:(a) resection of part of the maxilla or mandible for a benign or a malignant tumour; or(b) segmental loss from trauma or congenital absence of a segment of the maxilla or mandible (multiple adjacent teeth)Fixture must be placed at site of the missing segment following appropriate reconstructive procedures (Anaes.)
45849
Maxillary sinus, allograft, bone graft or both, to floor of maxillary sinus following elevation of mucosal lining (sinus lift procedure), unilateral (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45865
ARTHROCENTESIS, irrigation of temporomandibular joint after insertion of 2 cannuli into the appropriate joint space(s) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45874
Temporomandibular joint, including condylar head and glenoid fossa, total alloplastic replacement (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45882
The treatment of a premalignant lesion of the oral mucosa by a treatment using cryotherapy, diathermy or carbon dioxide laser.
45888
FOREIGN BODY, in the oral and maxillofacial region, deep, removal of using interventional imaging techniques (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45891
SINGLE-STAGE LOCAL FLAP where indicated, repair to 1 defect, using temporalis muscle (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45894
Grafting (mucosa or split skin), in the oral cavity of a mucosal defect (Anaes.)
46050
Perforator flap, raising on a named source vessel, for pedicled transfer for head or neck or other non-breast reconstruction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46052
Perforator Flap, such as anterolateral thigh flap or similar, raising in preparation for microsurgical transfer of a free flap for head or neck or other non-breast reconstruction (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46060
Free transfer of tissue with a vascularised bone component (including chimeric/composite flap), for the repair of major defect of the head or neck or other non-breast defect, all necessary elements of the operation, including (but not limited to):(a) anastomoses of all required vessels using microvascular techniques; and(b) harvesting of flap (including osteotomies); and(c) raising of tissue on a vascular pedicle; and(d) preparation of recipient vessels; and(e) transfer of tissue, including fixation of bony element and inset of tissue at recipient site; and(f) direct repair of secondary cutaneous defect, if performed;other than the following:(g) bony reshaping for purposes of reconstruction of maxilla, mandible or skull base;(h) a service associated with a service to which item 30166, 30169, 30175, 30176, 30177, 30179, 45501, 45502, 45504, 45505 or 45562 appliesSingle surgeon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46062
Free transfer of tissue with a vascularised bone component (including chimeric/composite flap), for the repair of major defect of the head or neck or other non-breast defect, all necessary elements of the operation, including (but not limited to):(a) anastomoses of all required vessels using microvascular techniques; and(b) harvesting of flap (including osteotomies); and(c) raising of tissue on a vascular pedicle; and(d) preparation of recipient vessels; and(e) transfer of tissue, including fixation of bony element and inset of tissue at recipient site; and(f) direct repair of secondary cutaneous defect, if performed;other than the following:(g) bony reshaping for purposes of reconstruction of maxilla, mandible or skull base;(h) a service associated with a service to which item 30166, 30169, 30175, 30176, 30177, 30179, 45501, 45502, 45504, 45505 or 45562 appliesConjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46064
Free transfer of tissue with a vascularised bone component (including chimeric/composite flap), for the repair of major defect of the head or neck or other non-breast defect, all necessary elements of the operation, including (but not limited to):(a) anastomoses of all required vessels using microvascular techniques; and(b) harvesting of flap (including osteotomies); and(c) raising of tissue on a vascular pedicle; and(d) preparation of recipient vessels; and(e) transfer of tissue, including fixation of bony element and inset of tissue at recipient site; and(f) direct repair of secondary cutaneous defect, if performed;other than the following:(g) bony reshaping for purposes of reconstruction of maxilla, mandible or skull base;(h) a service associated with a service to which item 30166, 30169, 30175, 30176, 30177, 30179, 45501, 45502, 45504, 45505 or 45562 appliesConjoint surgery, conjoint specialist surgeon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46066
Double free flap, including one free transfer of tissue with a vascularized bone component, for the repair of major defect of the head or neck or other non-breast defect, all necessary elements of the operation, including (but not limited to):(a) anastomoses of all required vessels using microvascular techniques; and(b) harvesting of flap (including osteotomies); and(c) raising of tissue on a vascular pedicle; and(d) preparation of recipient vessels; and(e) transfer of tissue, including fixation of bony element and inset of tissue at recipient site; and(f) direct repair of secondary cutaneous defect, if performed;other than the following:(g) bony reshaping for purposes of reconstruction of maxilla, mandible or skull base;(h) a service associated with a service to which item 30166, 30169, 30175, 30176, 30177, 30179, 45501, 45502, 45504, 45505 or 45562 appliesConjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46068
Double free flap, including one free transfer of tissue with a vascularized bone component, for the repair of major defect of the head or neck or other non-breast defect, all necessary elements of the operation, including (but not limited to):(a) anastomoses of all required vessels using microvascular techniques; and(b) harvesting of flap (including osteotomies); and(c) raising of tissue on a vascular pedicle; and(d) preparation of recipient vessels; and(e) transfer of tissue, including fixation of bony element and inset of tissue at recipient site; and(f) direct repair of secondary cutaneous defect, if performed;other than the following:(g) bony reshaping for purposes of reconstruction of maxilla, mandible or skull base;(h) a service associated with a service to which item 30166, 30169, 30175, 30176, 30177, 30179, 45501, 45502, 45504, 45505 or 45562 appliesConjoint surgery, conjoint specialist surgeon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46070
Double free flap, including 2 free transfers of tissue (reconstructive surgery) for the repair of major tissue defect, involving anastomoses of all required vessels using microvascular techniques, all necessary elements of the operation, including (but not limited to):(a) raising each flap of tissue on a separate vascular pedicle; and(b) preparation of recipient vessels; and(c) transfer of tissue; and(d) inset of tissue at recipient site; and(e) direct repair of secondary cutaneous defect, if performed;other than a service:(f) performed in the context of breast reconstruction; or(g) associated with a service to which item 30166, 30169, 30175, 30176, 30177, 30179, 45501, 45502, 45504, 45505 or 45562 appliesConjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46072
Double free flap, including 2 free transfers of tissue (reconstructive surgery) for the repair of major tissue defect, involving anastomoses of all required vessels using microvascular techniques, all necessary elements of the operation including (but not limited to):(a) raising each flap of tissue on a separate vascular pedicle; and(b) preparation of recipient vessels; and(c) transfer of tissue; and(d) inset of tissue at recipient site; and(e) direct repair of secondary cutaneous defect, if performed;other than a service:(f) performed in the context of breast reconstruction; or(g) associated with a service to which item 30166, 30169, 30175, 30176, 30177, 30179, 45501, 45502, 45504, 45505 or 45562 appliesConjoint surgery, conjoint specialist surgeon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46101
Excision of burnt tissue, if the area of burn excised involves not more than 1% of the total body surface (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46102
Excision of burnt tissue, if the area of burn excised involves more than 1% but less than 3% of the total body surface (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46103
Excision of burnt tissue, if the area of burn excised involves 3% or more but less than 10% of the total body surface (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46104
Excision of burnt tissue, if the area of burn excised involves 10% or more but less than 20% of the total body surface, excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46105
Excision of burnt tissue, if the area of burn excised involves 20% or more but less than 30% of total body surface, excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46106
Excision of burnt tissue, if the area of burn excised involves 30% or more but less than 40% of total body surface, excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46107
Excision of burnt tissue, if the area of burn excised involves 40% or more but less than 50% of total body surface, excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46108
Excision of burnt tissue, if the area of burn excised involves 50% or more but less than 60% of total body surface, excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46109
Excision of burnt tissue, if the area of burn excised involves 60% or more but less than 70% of total body surface, excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46110
Excision of burnt tissue, if the area of burn excised involves 70% or more but less than 80% of total body surface, excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46111
Excision of burnt tissue, if the area of burn excised involves 80% or more of total body surface, excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46112
Excision of burnt tissue, if the area of burn excised involves whole of face (excluding ears)—may be claimed with any one of items 46101 to 46111, based on the percentage total body surface (excluding the face), other than a service associated with a service to which item 46100 applies and excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46113
Excised burn wound closure, or closure of skin defect secondary to burns contracture release, if the defect area is not more than 1% of total body surface and if the service:(a) is performed at the same time as the procedure for the primary burn wound excision or contracture release; and(b) involves: (i) autologous skin grafting for definitive closure; or(ii) allogenic skin grafting, or biosynthetic skin substitutes, to temporize the excised wound (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46114
Excised burn wound closure, or closure of skin defect secondary to burns contracture release, if the defect area is more than 1% but not more than 3% of total body surface and if the service:(a) is performed at the same time as the procedure for the primary burn wound excision or contracture release; and(b) involves: (i) autologous skin grafting for definitive closure; or(ii) allogenic skin grafting, or biosynthetic skin substitutes, to temporize the excised wound (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46115
Excised burn wound closure or closure of skin defect secondary to burns contracture release, if the defect area is more than 3% but not more than 10% of total body surface and if the service:(a) is performed at the same time as the procedure for the primary burn wound excision or contracture release; and(b) involves: (i) autologous skin grafting for definitive closure; or(ii) allogenic skin grafting, or biosynthetic skin substitutes, to temporize the excised wound (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46116
Excised burn wound closure or closure of skin defect secondary to burns contracture release, if the defect area is more than 10% but less than 20% of total body surface and if the service:(a) is performed at the same time as the procedure for the primary burn wound excision or contracture release; and(b) involves: (i) autologous skin grafting for definitive closure; or(ii) allogenic skin grafting, or biosynthetic skin substitutes, to temporize the excised wound; excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46117
Excised burn wound closure, if the defect area is 20% or more but less than 30% of total body surface and if the service:(a) is performed at the same time as the procedure for the primary burn wound excision; and(b) involves: (i) autologous skin grafting for definitive closure; or(ii) allogenic skin grafting, or biosynthetic skin substitutes, to temporize the excised wound; excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46118
Excised burn wound closure, if the defect area is 30% or more but less than 40% of total body surface and if the service:(a) is performed at the same time as the procedure for the primary burn wound excision; and(b) involves: (i) autologous skin grafting for definitive closure; or(ii) allogenic skin grafting, or biosynthetic skin substitutes, to temporize the excised wound; excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46119
Excised burn wound closure, if the defect area is 40% or more but less than 50% of total body surface and if the service:(a) is performed at the same time as the procedure for the primary burn wound excision; and(b) involves: (i) autologous skin grafting for definitive closure; or(ii) allogenic skin grafting, or biosynthetic skin substitutes, to temporize the excised wound; excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46120
Excised burn wound closure, if the defect area is 50% or more but less than 60% of total body surface and if the service: (a) is performed at the same time as the procedure for the primary burn wound excision; and (b) involves: (i) autologous skin grafting for definitive closure; or (ii) allogenic skin grafting, or biosynthetic skin substitutes, to temporize the excised wound; excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46121
Excised burn wound closure, if the defect area is 60% or more but less than 70% of total body surface and if the service:(a) is performed at the same time as the procedure for the primary burn wound excision; and(b) involves: (i) autologous skin grafting for definitive closure; or(ii) allogenic skin grafting, or biosynthetic skin substitutes, to temporize the excised wound; excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46122
Excised burn wound closure, if the defect area is 70% or more but less than 80% of total body surface and if the service: (a) is performed at the same time as the procedure for the primary burn wound excision; and (b) involves: (i) autologous skin grafting for definitive closure; or (ii) allogenic skin grafting, or biosynthetic skin substitutes, to temporize the excised wound; excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46123
Excised burn wound closure, if the defect area is 80% or more of total body surface and if the service:(a) is performed at the same time as the procedure for the primary burn wound excision; and(b) involves: (i) autologous skin grafting for definitive closure; or(ii) allogenic skin grafting, or biosynthetic skin substitutes, to temporize the excised wound; excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46124
Excised burn wound closure of whole of face, if the service:(a) is performed at the same time as the procedure for the primary burn wound excision; and(b) involves: (i) autologous skin grafting for definitive closure; or(ii) allogenic skin grafting, or biosynthetic skin substitutes, to temporize the excised wound; excluding aftercare, other than a service associated with a service to which item 46100 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46125
Non-excisional debridement of superficial or mid-dermal partial thickness burns, if the area of burn involves less than 1% of total body surface, and application of skin substitute (skin allograft or biosynthetic epidermal replacements) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46126
Non-excisional debridement of superficial or mid-dermal partial thickness burns, if the area of burn involves 1% or more but less than 3% of total body surface, and application of skin substitute (skin allograft or biosynthetic epidermal replacements) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46127
Non-excisional debridement of superficial or mid-dermal partial thickness burns, if the area of burn involves 3% or more but less than 10% of total body surface, and application of skin substitute (skin allograft or biosynthetic epidermal replacements) (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46128
Non-excisional debridement of superficial or mid-dermal partial thickness burns, if the area of burn involves 10% or more but less than 30% of total body surface, and application of skin substitute (skin allograft or biosynthetic epidermal replacements), excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46129
Non-excisional debridement of superficial or mid-dermal partial thickness burns, if the area of burn involves 30% or more of total body surface, and application of skin substitute (skin allograft or biosynthetic epidermal replacements), excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46130
Definitive burn wound closure, or closure of skin defect secondary to necrotising fasciitis or secondary to release of burns scar contracture, if the defect area involves less than 1% of total body surface, using autologous tissue (split skin graft or other) following previous procedure using non-autologous temporary wound closure or simple dressings (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46131
Definitive burn wound closure, or closure of skin defect secondary to necrotising fasciitis or secondary to release of burns scar contracture, if the defect area involves 1% or more but less than 3% of total body surface, using autologous tissue (split skin graft or other) following previous procedure using non-autologous temporary wound closure or simple dressings (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46132
Definitive burn wound closure, or closure of skin defect secondary to necrotising fasciitis or secondary to release of burns scar contracture, if the defect area involves 3% or more but less than 10% of total body surface, using autologous tissue (split skin graft or other) following previous procedure using non-autologous temporary wound closure or simple dressings (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46133
Definitive burn wound closure, or closure of skin defect secondary to necrotising fasciitis or secondary to release of burns scar contracture, if the defect area involves 10% or more but less than 20% of total body surface, using autologous tissue (split skin graft or other) following previous procedure using non-autologous temporary wound closure or simple dressings, excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46134
Definitive burn wound closure, or closure of skin defect secondary to necrotising fasciitis, if the defect area involves 20% or more but less than 30% of total body surface, using autologous tissue (split skin graft or other) following previous procedure using non-autologous temporary wound closure, excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46135
Definitive burn wound closure, or closure of skin defect secondary to necrotising fasciitis, if the defect area involves 30% or more of total body surface, using autologous tissue (split skin graft or other) following previous procedure using non-autologous temporary wound closure, excluding aftercare (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46136
Definitive burn wound closure, or closure of skin defect secondary to necrotising fasciitis, of whole of face, using autologous tissue (split skin graft or other) following previous procedure using non-autologous temporary wound closure, excluding aftercare, other than a service associated with a service to which item 46100 applies (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46140
Burns contracture, release of, by excision or incision of scar, if the defect resulting from surgery is less than 1% of total body surface, including direct repair if performed (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46141
Burns contracture, release of, by excision or incision of scar, if the defect resulting from surgery is 1% or more but less than 3% of total body surface (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46142
Burns contracture, release of, by excision or incision of scar, if the defect resulting from surgery is 3% or more but less than 10% of total body surface (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46143
Burns contracture, release of, by excision or incision of scar, if the defect resulting from surgery is 10% or more but less than 20% of total body surface (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46150
Mandible or maxilla, procedure for advancement, retrusion or alteration of tilt, by osteotomy in standard planes, including fixation by any means (including application of distractors if used)—one service per patient on the same occasion (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46151
Mandible and maxilla (bimaxillary), procedure for advancement, retrusion or alteration of tilt, or combination of these, by osteotomies in standard planes, including fixation by any means (including application of distractors if used)—conjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon, one service per patient on the same occasion (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46152
Mandible and maxilla (bimaxillary), procedure for advancement, retrusion or alteration of tilt, or combination of these, by osteotomies in standard planes, including fixation by any means (including application of distractors if used)—conjoint surgery, conjoint specialist surgeon, one service per patient on the same occasion (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46153
Mandible and maxilla (bimaxillary), procedure for advancement, retrusion or alteration of tilt, or combination of these, by osteotomies in standard planes, including fixation by any means (including application of distractors if used)—single surgeon, one service per patient on the same occasion (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46154
Maxilla, procedure for reshaping arch of, by complex segmental osteotomies, including fixation by any means (including application of distractors if used), one service per patient on the same occasion (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46155
Mandible, procedure for reshaping arch of, by complex segmental osteotomies, including genioplasty (if performed) and fixation by any means (including application of distractors if used), one service per patient on the same occasion (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46156
Mandible and maxilla (bimaxillary), procedure for any combination of arch reshaping, advancement, retrusion or tilting of, involving complex segmental osteotomies, with or without standard osteotomies, including genioplasty (if performed) and fixation by any means (including application of distractors if used)—conjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon, one service per patient on the same occasion (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46157
Mandible and maxilla (bimaxillary), procedure for any combination of arch reshaping, advancement, retrusion or tilting of, involving complex segmental osteotomies, with or without standard osteotomies, including genioplasty (if performed) and fixation by any means (including application of distractors if used)—conjoint surgery, conjoint specialist surgeon, one service per patient on the same occasion (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46158
Mandible and maxilla (bimaxillary), procedure for any combination of arch reshaping, advancement, retrusion or tilting of, involving complex segmental osteotomies, with or without standard osteotomies, including genioplasty (if performed) and fixation by any means (including application of distractors if used)—single surgeon, one service per patient on the same occasion (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46159
Midfacial osteotomies, Le Fort II or Le Fort III—conjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46160
Midfacial osteotomies, Le Fort II or Le Fort III—conjoint surgery, conjoint specialist surgeon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46161
Midfacial osteotomies, Le Fort II or Le Fort III—single surgeon (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
47766
Naso-orbital-ethmoidal complex, treatment of fracture of, requiring surgical reduction and involving internal or external fixation at one or more sites (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50411
Lower limb deficiency, treatment of congenital deficiency of the femur by resection of the distal femur and proximal tibia followed by knee fusion (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50414
Lower limb deficiency, treatment of congenital deficiency of the femur by resection of the distal femur and proximal tibia followed by knee fusion and rotationplasty (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50417
Lower limb deficiency, treatment of congenital deficiency of the tibia by reconstruction of the knee, involving transfer of fibula or tibia, and repair of quadriceps mechanism (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50420
Patella, congenital dislocation of, reconstruction of the quadriceps (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50423
Tibia, fibula or both, congenital deficiency of, transfer of the fibula to tibia, with internal fixation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
51904
LIPECTOMY - wedge excision of skin or fat - 1 EXCISION (Anaes.) (Assist.)
51906
LIPECTOMY- wedge excision of skin or fat - 2 OR MORE EXCISIONS (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52010
FULL THICKNESS LACERATION OF EAR, EYELID, NOSE OR LIP, repair of, with accurate apposition of each layer of tissue (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52036
TUMOUR, CYST, ULCER OR SCAR, (other than a scar removed during the surgical approach at an operation), up to 3 cm in diameter, removal from cutaneous or subcutaneous tissue or from mucous membrane, where the removal is by surgical excision and suture, not being a service to which item 52039 applies (Anaes.)
52045
TUMOUR, CYST (other than a cyst associated with a tooth or tooth fragment unless it has been established by radiological examination that there is a minimum of 5mm separation between the cyst lining and tooth structure or where a tumour or cyst has been proven by positive histopathology), ULCER OR SCAR (other than a scar removed during the surgical approach at an operation), removal of, not being a service to which another item in Groups O3 to O9 applies, involving muscle, bone, or other deep tissue (Anaes.)
52048
TUMOUR OR DEEP CYST (other than a cyst associated with a tooth or tooth fragment unless it has been established by radiological examination that there is a minimum of 5mm separation between the cyst lining and tooth structure or where a tumour or cyst has been proven by positive histopathology), removal of, requiring wide excision, not being a service to which another item in Groups O3 to O9 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52106
ARCH BARS, 1 or more, which were inserted for dental fixation purposes to the maxilla or mandible, removal of, requiring general anaesthesia where undertaken in the operating theatre of a hospital (Anaes.)
52108
LIP, full thickness wedge excision of, with repair by direct sutures (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52111
VERMILIONECTOMY (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52117
MANDIBLE, including lower border, or MAXILLA, sub-total resection of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52120
MANDIBLE, hemimandiblectomy of, including condylectomy where performed (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52122
MANDIBLE, hemi-mandibular reconstruction of, OR MAXILLA, reconstruction of, with BONE GRAFT, PLATE, TRAY OR ALLOPLAST, not being a service associated with a service to which item 52123 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52123
MANDIBLE, total resection of both sides, including condylectomies where performed (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52300
SINGLE-STAGE LOCAL FLAP, where indicated, repair to 1 defect, with skin or mucosa (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52303
SINGLE-STAGE LOCAL FLAP, where indicated, repair to 1 defect, with buccal pad of fat (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52306
SINGLE-STAGE LOCAL FLAP, where indicated, repair to 1 defect, using temporalis muscle (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52309
FREE GRAFTING (mucosa or split skin) of a granulating area (Anaes.)
52312
FREE GRAFTING (mucosa, split skin or connective tissue) to 1 defect, including elective dissection (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52315
FREE GRAFTING, FULL THICKNESS, to 1 defect (mucosa or skin) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52318
BONE GRAFT, harvesting of, via separate incision, being a service associated with a service to which another item in Groups O3 to O9 applies - Autogenous - small quantity (Anaes.)
52319
BONE GRAFT, harvesting of, via separate incision, being a service associated with a service to which another item in Groups O3 to O9 applies - Autogenous - large quantity (Anaes.)
52321
FOREIGN IMPLANT (NON-BIOLOGICAL), insertion of, for CONTOUR RECONSTRUCTION of pathological deformity, not being a service associated with a service to which item 52624 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52324
DIRECT FLAP REPAIR, using tongue, first stage (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52327
DIRECT FLAP REPAIR, using tongue, second stage (Anaes.)
52330
PALATAL DEFECT (oro-nasal fistula), plastic closure of, including services to which item 52300, 52303, 52306 or 52324 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52333
CLEFT PALATE, primary repair (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52336
CLEFT PALATE, secondary repair, closure of fistula using local flaps (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52337
ALVEOLAR CLEFT (congenital) unilateral, grafting of, including plastic closure of associated oro-nasal fistulae and ridge augmentation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52339
CLEFT PALATE, secondary repair, lengthening procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52342
MANDIBLE or MAXILLA, unilateral osteotomy or osteectomy of, including transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52345
MANDIBLE or MAXILLA, unilateral osteotomy or osteectomy of, including transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site and stabilisation with fixation by wires, screws, plates or pins, or any combination (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52348
MANDIBLE or MAXILLA, bilateral osteotomy or osteectomy of, including transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52351
MANDIBLE or MAXILLA, bilateral osteotomy of osteectomy of, including transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site and stabilisation with fixation by wires, screws, plates or pins, or any combination (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52354
MANDIBLE or MAXILLA, osteotomies or osteectomies of, involving 3 or more such procedures on the 1 jaw, including transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52357
MANDIBLE or MAXILLA, osteotomies or osteectomies of, involving 3 or more such procedures on the 1 jaw, including transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site and stabilisation with fixation by wires, screws, plates or pins, or any combination (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52360
MANDIBLE and MAXILLA, osteotomies or osteectomies of, involving 2 such procedures of each jaw, including transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52363
MANDIBLE and MAXILLA, osteotomies or osteectomies of, involving 2 such procedures of each jaw, including transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site and stabilisation with fixation by wires, screws, plates or pins, or any combination (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52366
MANDIBLE and MAXILLA, complex bilateral osteotomies or osteectomies of, involving 3 or more such procedures of 1 jaw and 2 such procedures of the other jaw, including genioplasty when performed and transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52369
MANDIBLE and MAXILLA, complex bilateral osteotomies or osteectomies of, involving 3 or more such procedures of 1 jaw and 2 such procedures of the other jaw, including genioplasty when performed and transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site and stabilisation with fixation by wires, screws, plates or pins, or any combination (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52372
MANDIBLE and MAXILLA, complex bilateral osteotomies or osteectomies of, involving 3 or more such procedures of each jaw, including genioplasty when performed and transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52375
MANDIBLE and MAXILLA, complex bilateral osteotomies or osteectomies of, involving 3 or more such procedures of each jaw, including genioplasty when performed and transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site and stabilisation with fixation by wires, screws, plates or pins, or any combination (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52378
GENIOPLASTY including transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52379
FACE, contour reconstruction of 1 region, using autogenous bone or cartilage graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52380
MIDFACIAL OSTEOTOMIES - Le Fort II, Modified Le Fort III (Nasomalar), Modified Le Fort III (Malar-Maxillary), Le Fort III involving 3 or more osteotomies of the midface including transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52382
MIDFACIAL OSTEOTOMIES - Le Fort II, Modified Le Fort III (Nasomalar), Modified Le Fort III (Malar-Maxillary), Le Fort III involving 3 or more osteotomies of the midface including transposition of nerves and vessels and bone grafts taken from the same site and stabilisation with fixation by wires, screws, plates or pins, or any combination (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52420
MANDIBLE, fixation by intermaxillary wiring, excluding wiring for obesity
52424
DERMIS, DERMOFAT OR FASCIA GRAFT (excluding transfer of fat by injection) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52430
MICROVASCULAR REPAIR OF, using microsurgical techniques, with restoration of continuity of artery or vein of distal extremity or digit (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52440
CLEFT LIP, unilateral - primary repair, 1 stage, without anterior palate repair (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52442
CLEFT LIP, unilateral - primary repair, 1 stage, with anterior palate repair (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52444
CLEFT LIP, bilateral - primary repair, 1 stage, without anterior palate repair (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52446
CLEFT LIP, bilateral - primary repair, 1 stage, with anterior palate repair (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52450
CLEFT LIP, partial revision, including minor flap revision alignment and adjustment, including revision of minor whistle deformity if performed (Anaes.)
52452
CLEFT LIP, total revision, including major flap revision, muscle reconstruction and revision of major whistle deformity (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52456
CLEFT LIP RECONSTRUCTION using full thickness flap (Abbe or similar), first stage (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52458
CLEFT LIP RECONSTRUCTION using full thickness flap (Abbe or similar), second stage (Anaes.)
52460
VELO-PHARYNGEAL INCOMPETENCE, pharyngeal flap for, or pharyngoplasty for (Anaes.)
52480
COMPOSITE GRAFT (Chondro-cutaneous or chondro-mucosal) to nose, ear or eyelid (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52482
MACROCHEILIA or macroglossia, operation for (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52484
MACROSTOMIA, operation for (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52600
MANDIBULAR OR PALATAL EXOSTOSIS, excision of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52603
MYLOHYOID RIDGE, reduction of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52606
MAXILLARY TUBEROSITY, reduction of (Anaes.)
52609
PAPILLARY HYPERPLASIA OF THE PALATE, removal of - less than 5 lesions (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52612
PAPILLARY HYPERPLASIA OF THE PALATE, removal of - 5 to 20 lesions (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52615
PAPILLARY HYPERPLASIA OF THE PALATE, removal of - more than 20 lesions (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52618
VESTIBULOPLASTY, submucosal or open, including excision of muscle and skin or mucosal graft when performed - unilateral or bilateral (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52621
FLOOR OF MOUTH LOWERING (Obwegeser or similar procedure), including excision of muscle and skin or mucosal graft when performed - unilateral (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52624
ALVEOLAR RIDGE AUGMENTATION with bone or alloplast or both - unilateral (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52626
ALVEOLAR RIDGE AUGMENTATION - unilateral, insertion of tissue expanding device into maxillary or mandibular alveolar ridge region for (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52627
OSSEO-INTEGRATION PROCEDURE - in the practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery, extra oral implantation of titanium fixture (Anaes.) (Assist.)
52630
OSSEO-INTEGRATION PROCEDURE - in the practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery, fixation of transcutaneous abutment (Anaes.)
52633
OSSEO-INTEGRATION PROCEDURE - intra-oral implantation of titanium fixture to facilitate restoration of the dentition following resection of part of the maxilla or mandible for benign or malignant tumours (Anaes.)
52636
OSSEO-INTEGRATION PROCEDURE - fixation of transmucosal abutment to fixtures placed following resection of part of the maxilla or mandible for benign or malignant tumours (Anaes.)
53242
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT OR JOINTS, application of external fixator to, other than for treatment of fractures (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53453
ORBITAL CAVITY, reconstruction of a wall or floor with or without foreign implant (Anaes.) (Assist.)
53455
ORBITAL CAVITY, bone or cartilage graft to orbital wall or floor including reduction of prolapsed or entrapped orbital contents (Anaes.) (Assist.)
75024
PRESURGICAL INFANT MAXILLARY ARCH REPOSITIONING PRESURGICAL INFANT MAXILLARY ARCH REPOSITIONING including supply of appliances and all adjustments of appliances and supervision - WHERE 1 APPLIANCE IS USED
75027
PRESURGICAL INFANT MAXILLARY ARCH REPOSITIONING including supply of appliances and all adjustments of appliances and supervisionWHERE 2 APPLIANCES ARE USED


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