Bone, joint and muscle - MBS item (50455)
The following MBS item is included in this clinical category.
Bilateral single event multilevel surgery for patients less than 18 years of age with diplegic cerebral palsy that comprises: Lengthening of one or more contracted muscle tendon units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening. Correction of muscle imbalance by tendon transfer/transfers. Conjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)