Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

Items DescriptionsLimitations
55028ultrasound - head
55030ultrasound - orbital contents
55032ultrasound - neck
56001CT Head - scan of brain without contrast medium
56007CT Head - scan of brain with contrast medium
56010CT Head - scan of pituitary fossa with or without contrast medium and with or without scan of brain
56013CT Head - scan of orbits with or without intravenous contrast medium and with or without brain scan
56016CT Head - scan of petrous bones with or without contrast medium and with or without scan of brain
56022CT Head - scan of facial bones, para nasal sinuses or both without intravenous contrast medium (Dentascan)
56028CT Head - scan of orbits with or without intravenous contrast medium and with or without brain scan
56030CT Head - scan of petrous bones with or without contrast medium and with or without scan of brain
56036CT Head - scan of facial bones, para nasal sinuses or both without intravenous contrast medium where: (a) a scan without intravenous contrast medium has been undertaken and (b) the service is required because the result of the scan mentioned in (a) is abnormal
56101CT Neck - scan of soft tissues of neck, including larynx, pharynx, upper oesophagus and salivary glands (not associated with cervical spine) without intravenous contrast medium
56107CT Neck - scan of soft tissues of neck, including larynx, pharynx, upper oesophagus and salivary glands (not associated with cervical spine) - with or prior to intravenous contrast medium
56219CT Spine - scan of spine, 1 or more regions with intrathecal contrast medium, including the preparation for intrathecal injection of contrast medium and any associated plain X-rays
56220CT Spine - scan of spine, cervical region, without intravenous contrast mediumonly 1 benefit payable
56224CT Spine - scan of spine, cervical region, with or prior to intravenous contrast mediumonly 1 benefit payable
56301CT Scan - chest and/or upper abdomen without intravenous contrast medium or coronary artery imaging
56307CT Scan - chest and/or upper abdomen with or prior to intravenous contrast medium and without coronary artery imaging
56401CT Scan - upper abdomen only (diaphragm to iliac crest) without intravenous contrast medium
56407CT Scan - upper abdomen only (diaphragm to iliac crest) with or prior to intravenous contrast medium
56409CT Scan - scan of pelvis only (iliac crest to pubic symphysis) without intravenous contrast medium
56412CT Scan - scan of pelvis only (iliac crest to pubic symphysis) with or prior to intravenous contrast medium
56501CT Scan - scan of upper abdomen and pelvis without intravenous contrast medium, not for the purposes of virtual colonoscopy
56507CT Scan - scan of upper abdomen and pelvis with or prior to intravenous contrast medium, not for the purposes of virtual colonoscopy
56801CT Scan - chest, abdomen and pelvis and/or neck without intravenous contrast medium or coronary artery imaging
56807CT Scan - chest, abdomen and pelvis and/or neck with or prior to intravenous contrast medium and without coronary artery imaging
57001CT Scan - brain and chest and/or upper abdomen without intravenous contrast medium or coronary artery imaging
57007CT Scan - brain and chest and/or upper abdomen with or prior to intravenous contrast medium and without coronary artery imaging
57341CT Scan - in conjunction with a surgical procedure using interventional techniques
57362cone beam computed tomography - dental and temporo-mandibular joint imaging for diagnosis and management of any of the following:
  1. mandibular and dento-alveolar fractures;
  2. dental implant planning;
  3. orthodontics;
  4. endodontic conditions;
  5. periodontal conditions; and
  6. temporo-mandibular joint conditions
Not + OPG on same day
57703x-ray - shoulder or scapula
57709x-ray – clavicle
57712x-ray - hip joint
57715x-ray - pelvic girdle
58103x-ray - thoracic spine
58106x-ray - lumbosacral spine
58108x-ray - spine, four regions, cervical, thoracic, lumbosacral and sacrococcygeal
58109x-ray - sacrococcygeal spine
58112x-ray - spine; two examinations of the kind referred to in items 58100, 58103, 58106 and 58109
58115x-ray - spine, three examinations of the kind mentioned in items 58100, 58103, 58106 and 58109
58306x-ray - skeletal survey
58506x-ray - chest with fluoroscopic screening
58521x-ray - left ribs, right ribs or sternum
58524x-ray - left and right ribs, left ribs and sternum, or right ribs and sternum
58527x-ray - left ribs, right ribs and sternum
58909barium meal of 1 or more of pharynx, oesphagus, stomach or duodenum with or without plain films
59103x-ray - localisation of foreign body
59703x-ray - dacryocystography, 1 side, with or without preliminary plain film and with preparation and contrast injection
60000digital subtraction angiography - examination of head and neck with or without arch aortography - 1 to 3 data acquisition runs
60003digital subtraction angiography - examination of head and neck with or without arch aortography - 4 to 6 data acquisition runs
60006digital subtraction angiography - examination of head and neck with or without arch aortography - 7 to 9 data acquisition runs
60009digital subtraction angiography - examination of head and neck with or without arch aortography - 10 or more data acquisition runs
60506*fluoroscopy using a mobile image intensifier, in conjunction with a surgical procedure lasting less than 1 hour
60509*fluoroscopy using a mobile image intensifier, in conjunction with a surgical procedure lasting more than 1 hour
61109*fluoroscopy in an Angiography suite, with image intensification and in conjunction with a surgical procedure
61372Nuclear Medicine Scan - salivary study
61421Nuclear Medicine Scan - bone study, whole body with, when undertaken, blood flow, blood pool and delayed imaging on a separate occasion
61425Nuclear Medicine Scan - bone study, whole body and SPECT with, when undertaken, blood flow, blood pool and delayed imaging on a separate occasion
61429Nuclear Medicine Scan - whole body study using gallium
61430Nuclear Medicine Scan - whole body study using gallium with SPECT
61433Nuclear Medicine Scan - whole body study using cells labeled with technetium
61434Nuclear Medicine Scan - whole body study using cells labelled with technetium with SPECT
61446Nuclear Medicine Scan - localised bone or joint study, including, when undertaken, blood flow, blood pool and repeat imaging on a separate occasion
61449Nuclear Medicine Scan - localised bone or joint study and SPECT, including, when undertaken, blood flow, blood pool and imaging on a separate occasion
61450Nuclear Medicine Scan - localised study using gallium
61453Nuclear Medicine Scan - localised study using gallium and SPECT
61454Nuclear Medicine Scan - localised study using cells labelled with technitium
61457Nuclear Medicine Scan - localised study using cells labelled with technitium and SPECT
61462Nuclear Medicine Scan - repeat planar and SPECT imaging for above items with no additional administration of radiopharaceutical when scan abnormal or equivocal
63007MRI Head scan - skull base or orbital tumour
63334MRI Musculoskeletal system - derangment of one or both temporomandibular joints or their supporting structures
* No associated items