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Neurosurgery

Area of medical practice that uses surgery to treat health conditions involving the brain, spinal cord or nerves

Procedures:

Facet joint denervation (nerve disruption) using a percutaneous probe (via skin)

A treatment using heat from radio waves or extreme cold to destroy nerves around joints in the spine. Imaging is used to guide the treatment.

Services:

Professional attendances
MBS item 00871

A meeting with a GP or specialist and at least 3 other medical professionals and allied health providers. The meeting is to develop a treatment plan for a patient with cancer, The metting is 10 minutes or longer.

MBS item 00872

A meeting with a GP or specialist and at least 4 medical professionals and allied health providers. The meeting is to develop a treatment plan for a person with cancer, and is 10 minutes or longer.

MBS item 06007

The first appointment with a specialist in brain surgery (neurosurgery) for a specific condition and/or course of treatment. Appointment is at their rooms or hospital.

MBS item 06009

A follow up appointment (minor) with a specialist in brain surgery (neurosurgery) at their rooms or hospital.

MBS item 06011

A follow up appointment with a specialist in brain surgery (neurosurgery) at their rooms or in-hospital. The appointment is between 15 and 30 minutes.

MBS item 06013

A follow up appointment with a specialist in brain surgery (neurosurgery) at their rooms or in-hospital. The appointment is between 30 and 45 minutes.

MBS item 06015

A follow up appointment with a specialist in brain surgery (neurosurgery) at their rooms or in-hospital. The appointment is longer than 45 minutes.

MBS item 92610

The first appointment with a specialist in brain surgery (neurosurgery) for a specific condition and/or course of treatment. The appointment is by telehealth.

MBS item 92611

A follow up appointment with a specialist in brain surgery (neurosurgery). The appointment is by telehealth.

MBS item 92612

A follow up appointment with a specialist in brain surgery (neurosurgery) to arrange tests (investigations). The appointment is by telehealth and is between 15 and 30 minutes.

MBS item 92613

A follow up appointment with a specialist in brain surgery (neurosurgery) to arrange tests (investigations). The appointment is by telehealth and is between 30 and 45 minutes.

MBS item 92617

The first appointment with a specialist in brain surgery (neurosurgery) for a specific condition and/or course of treatment. The appointment is by telehealth.

MBS item 92618

A follow up appointment with a specialist in brain surgery (neurosurgery). The appointment is by telehealth.

MBS item 92619

A follow up appointment with a specialist in brain surgery (neurosurgery) to arrange tests (investigations). The appointment is by telehealth and is between 15 and 30 minutes.

MBS item 92620

A follow up appointment with a specialist in brain surgery (neurosurgery) to arrange tests (investigations). The appointment is by telehealth and is between 30 and 45 minutes.