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Surgery Procedures

Surgery & procedures

What to know about surgery

There is a lot to know about any procedure, and your assumptions may be incorrect. Use the informed consent document to confirm important details.

Name, description and code

  • To find the exact name and a description of a proposed procedure, ask the doctor's office for the CPT code for the procedure and then enter the code at
  • Patient education materials provide basic information about a procedure
  • To understand more about what the happens during a surgery, see professional level materials and videos online videos


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