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bowel resection

Lynn Posted Sat 02nd of April, 2016 09:07:09 AM

Exploratory laparotomy, radical hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, left parametrial node resection, right external iliac node resection, paraaortic lymphadenectomy, descending colon resection with handsewn end-to-end anastomosis, and partial omentectomy in addition to vaginal biopsies.

Lynn Posted Sat 02nd of April, 2016 09:08:57 AM

my dr thinks we need another code besides 58954

SuperCoder Answered Mon 04th of April, 2016 06:09:21 AM

CPT code 58954 includes everything except bowel resection. Descending colon resection was also performed. Please use CPT code 44140 for colon resection.

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