CPT® spinal codes

1.What is the correct CPT® code for the percutaneous aspiration of a spinal cord cyst?

2.How would you code an epidural injection of iced saline in the lumbar spine?

3.A surgeon performs a partial verterbral body resection using a transthoracic approach with decompression of the nerve root on two thoracic segments. How should you code this procedure?

4.How should you code a laminotomy with decompression of nerve and the excision of herniated intervertebral disk in the cervical spine?

5.What is the correct CPT code for a diagnostic lumbar spinal puncture?