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Release of Suburethral Scar Tissue

Question: Our urologist saw a female patient who had urethral stenosis and scarring after an anterior vaginal repair. Via a vaginal approach he surgically excised the scar tissue and performed a urethrolysis in the mid urethral region to allow urethral laxity and further mobility. How do we code this? South Carolina Subscriber Answer: The exact code will depend on the documentation, such [...]

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