General Surgery: Trauma fee items are to be charged in cases of blunt and/or penetrating abdominal injury. They do not apply to incidental intra-operative injury to abdominal structures.
Operative report required.
Repeat Vascular Surgery:
i) Same procedure within 24 hours - 75% of listed fee
ii) Same procedure after 24 hours - see repeat surgery Items 77043, 77112 and applicable notes.