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Complication from Previous Surgery Scenario

Question: A patient presents with a complication from a previous surgery which was a laparoscopy with lysis of endometriotic lesions (Laparoscopy with Omnicell laser ablation of endometriosis) and now has hemoperitoneum bleeding. Should I use CPT® code 58662 or use an unlisted code for this procedure? The pertinent parts from the operative report are as follows: Surgery: Laparoscopy with fulguration [...]

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