Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Mohs surgery, also known as chemosurgery, developed in 1938 by a general surgeon, Frederic E. Mohs, is microscopically controlled surgery used to treat common types of skin cancer. During the surgery, after each removal of tissue and while the patient waits, the tissue is examined for cancer cells. A surgical procedure used to treat skin … Continue reading Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Mastectomy Procedure: An Overview and Coding guideline

  Mastectomy is the removal of the whole breast. Mastectomies are primarily performed to remove or prevent breast cancer. Why do we perform Mastectomy? Mastectomies are used for Following cancerous and non cancerous conditions : Non-invasive breast cancer - This cancer forms in the milk ducts but has not yet spread out into the rest … Continue reading Mastectomy Procedure: An Overview and Coding guideline