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2 Codes Portray Lithotomy with Stent + Tube Placement

Question: We had a patient who was taken to the operating room today for left percutaneous nephrolithotomy performed after obtaining access via a nephrostomy tube placed the day prior to his procedure. The urologist fragmented the stone with the ultrasonic lithotripter and removed the stone fragments until no further stone fragments were visualized. He then placed an antegrade stent and replaced [...]

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