Clinical Category - Spinal Fusion


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The "Spinal Fusion" clinical category includes surgical procedures for spinal fusion and cervical spinal fusion performed in the inpatient setting. Spinal Fusion includes the following MS-DRGs:

Surgeries

  • 453: Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion w MCC
  • 454: Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion w CC
  • 455: Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion w/o CC/MCC
  • 456: Spinal Fusion Except Cervical w Spinal Curvature/Malignancy/Infection or Extensive Fusion w MCC
  • 457: Spinal Fusion Except Cervical w Spinal Curvature/Malignancy/Infection or Extensive Fusion w CC
  • 458: Spinal Fusion Exc Cerv w Spinal Curvature/Malignancy/Infection or Extensive Fusion w/o CC/MCC
  • 459: Spinal Fusion Except Cervical w MCC
  • 460: Spinal Fusion Except Cervical w/o MCC
  • 471: Cervical Spinal Fusion w MCC
  • 472: Cervical Spinal Fusion w CC
  • 473: Cervical Spinal Fusion w/o CC/MCC

CC = complication or comorbidity; MCC = major complication or comorbidity