Joint reconstructions

The following MBS item numbers are included in this clinical category.

46345
Distal radioulnar joint, reconstruction or stabilisation of, including fusion, or ligamentous arthroplasty and excision of distal ulna, when performed (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46408
Tendon, reconstruction of, by tendon graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46411
Flexor tendon pulley, reconstruction of, by graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46414
Artificial tendon prosthesis, insertion of in preparation for tendon grafting (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46417
Tendon transfer for restoration of hand function, each transfer (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46420
Extensor tendon of hand or wrist, primary repair of, each tendon (Anaes.)
46423
Extensor tendon of hand or wrist, secondary repair of, each tendon (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46426
Flexor tendon of hand or wrist, primary repair of, proximal to A1 pulley, each tendon (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46429
Flexor tendon of hand or wrist, secondary repair of, proximal to A1 pulley, each tendon (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46432
Flexor tendon of hand, primary repair of, distal to A1 pulley, each tendon (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46435
Flexor tendon of hand, secondary repair of, distal to A1 pulley, each tendon (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46438
Mallet finger, closed pin fixation of (Anaes.)
46441
Mallet finger, open repair of, including pin fixation when performed (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46442
Mallet finger with intra-articular fracture involving more than one-third of base of terminal phalanx - open reduction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46444
Boutonniere deformity without joint contracture, reconstruction of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46447
Boutonniere deformity with joint contracture, reconstruction of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46450
Extensor tendon, tenolysis of, following tendon injury, repair or graft (Anaes.)
46453
Flexor tendon, tenolysis of, following tendon injury, repair or graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46456
Finger, percutaneous tenotomy of (Anaes.)
46492
Contracture of digits of hand, flexor or extensor, correction of, involving tissues deeper than skin and subcutaneous tissue (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46494
Ganglion of hand, excision of, not being a service associated with a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.)
46495
GANGLION OR MUCOUS CYST OF DISTAL DIGIT, excision of,other thana service associated with a service to which item 30107 applies (Anaes.)
46498
GANGLION OF FLEXOR TENDON SHEATH, excision of,other thana service associated with a service to which item 30107 applies (Anaes.)
46500
GANGLION OF DORSAL WRIST JOINT, excision of,other thana service associated with a service to which item 30107 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46501
GANGLION OF VOLAR WRIST JOINT, excision of,other thana service associated with a service to which item 30107 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46502
RECURRENT GANGLION OF DORSAL WRIST JOINT, excision of,other thana service associated with a service to which item30107 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46503
RECURRENT GANGLION OF VOLAR WRIST JOINT, excision of,other thana service associated with a service to which item30107 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46504
Neurovascular island flap, for pulp innervation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46507
Digit or ray, transposition or transfer of, on vascular pedicle, complete procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46510
Macrodactyly, surgical reduction of enlarged elements - each digit (Anaes.) (Assist.)
46522
Flexor tendon sheath of finger or thumb - open operation and drainage for infection (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48900
Shoulder, excision of coraco-acromial ligament or removal of calcium deposit from cuff or both (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48903
Shoulder, decompression of subacromial space by acromioplasty, excision of coraco-acromial ligament and distal clavicle, or any combination (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48906
Shoulder, repair of rotator cuff, including excision of coraco-acromial ligament or removal of calcium deposit from cuff, or both - not being a service associated with a service to which item 48900 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48909
Shoulder, repair of rotator cuff, including decompression of subacromial space by acromioplasty, excision of coraco-acromial ligament and distal clavicle, or any combination, not being a service associated with a service to which item 48903 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48930
Shoulder, stabilisation procedure for recurrent anterior or posterior dislocation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48933
Shoulder, stabilisation procedure for multi-directional instability, anterior or posterior (or both) repair when performed (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48948
Shoulder, arthroscopic surgery of, involving any 1 or more of: removal of loose bodies; decompression of calcium deposit; debridement of labrum, synovium or rotator cuff; or chondroplasty - not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the shoulder region (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48951
Shoulder, arthroscopic division of coraco-acromial ligament including acromioplasty - not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the shoulder region (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48957
Shoulder, arthroscopic stabilisation of, for recurrent instability including labral repair or reattachment when performed - not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the shoulder region (Anaes.) (Assist.)
48960
Shoulder, reconstruction or repair of, including repair of rotator cuff by arthroscopic, arthroscopic assisted or mini open means; arthroscopic acromioplasty; or resection of acromioclavicular joint by separate approach when performed - not being a service associated with any other procedure of the shoulder region (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49103
Elbow, ligamentous stabilisation of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49121
Elbow, arthroscopic surgery involving any 1 or more of: drilling of defect, removal of loose body; release of contracture or adhesions; chondroplasty; or osteoplasty - not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the elbow (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49215
Wrist, reconstruction of, including repair of single or multiple ligaments or capsules, including associated arthrotomy (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49221
Wrist, arthroscopic surgery of, involving any 1 or more of: drilling of defect; removal of loose body, release of adhesions; local synovectomy; or debridement of one area - not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the wrist joint (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49224
Wrist, arthroscopic debridement of 2 or more distinct areas; or osteoplasty including excision of the distal ulna; or total synovectomy, not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the wrist (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49227
Wrist, arthroscopic pinning of osteochondral fragment or stabilisation procedure for ligamentous disruption - not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the wrist joint (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49503
Knee, partial or total meniscectomy of, repair of collateral or cruciate ligament, patellectomy of, chondroplasty of, osteoplasty of, patellofemoral stabilisation or single transfer of ligament or tendon (not being a service to which another item in this Group applies) any 1 procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49506
Knee, partial or total meniscectomy of, repair of collateral or cruciate ligament, patellectomy of, chondroplasty of, osteoplasty of, patellofemoral stabilisation or single transfer of ligament or tendon (not being a service to which another item in this Group applies) any 2 or more procedures (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49536
Knee, repair or reconstruction of, for chronic instability (open or arthroscopic, or both) involving either cruciate or collateral ligaments, including notchplasty when performed, not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the knee (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49539
Knee, reconstructive surgery of cruciate ligament or ligaments (open or arthroscopic, or both), including notchplasty when performed and surgery to other internal derangements, not being a service to which another item in this Group applies or a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the knee (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49542
Knee, reconstructive surgery of cruciate ligament or ligaments (open or arthroscopic, or both), including notchplasty, meniscus repair, extracapsular procedure and debridement when performed, not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the knee (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49548
Knee, revision of patello-femoral stabilisation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49551
Knee, revision of procedures to which item 49536, 49539 or 49542 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49557
Knee, diagnostic arthroscopy of (including biopsy, simple trimming of meniscal margin or plica) - not being a service associated with autologous chondrocyte implantation or matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation or any other arthroscopic procedure of the knee region (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49558
Knee, arthroscopic surgery of, involving 1 or more of: debridement, osteoplasty or chrondroplasty - not associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the knee region (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49559
Knee, arthroscopic surgery of, involving chrondroplasty requiring multiple drilling or carbon fibre (or similar) implant; including any associated debridement or oestoplasty - not associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the knee region (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49560
Knee, arthroscopic surgery of, involving 1 or more of: partial or total meniscectomy, removal of loose body or lateral release not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the knee region (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49561
Knee, arthroscopic surgery of, involving 1 or more of: partial or total meniscectomy, removal of loose body or lateral release; where the procedure includes associated debridement, osteoplasty or chondroplasty not associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the knee region (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49562
Knee, arthroscopic surgery of, involving 1 or more of: partial or total meniscectomy, removal of loose body or lateral release; where the procedure includes chondroplasty requiring multiple drilling or carbon fibre (or similar) implant and associated debridement or osteoplasty not associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the knee region (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49563
knee, arthroscopic surgery of, involving 1 or more of: meniscus repair; osteochondral graft; or chondral graft (excluding autologous chondrocyte implantation or matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation) –not associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the knee region (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49564
Knee, patello-femoral stabilisation of, combined arthroscopic and open procedure, including lateral release, medial capsulorrhaphy and tendon transfer, not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the knee (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49703
Ankle, arthroscopic surgery of, not being a service associated with any other arthroscopic procedure of the ankle (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49706
Ankle, arthrotomy of, involving 1 or more of: lavage, removal of loose body or division of contracture (Anaes.) (Assist.)
49709
Ankle, ligamentous stabilisation of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50106
Joint, stabilisation of, involving 1 or more of: repair of capsule, repair of ligament or internal fixation, not being a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
50333
Tarsal coalition, excision of, with interposition of muscle, fat graft or similar graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)


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