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Colonic stent placement

Lee Posted Wed 08th of August, 2012 12:39:50 PM

Physician performd a sigmoidoscopy with stent placement. Also using fluoroscopy he advanced a guide wire and then a catheter above the guide wire to place contrast in the colon stream. Next stents were placed.

SuperCoder Answered Wed 08th of August, 2012 20:28:19 PM

The code is 45345 Sigmoidoscopy, flexible; with transendoscopic stent placement (includes predilation.

Fluroscopy will be included in the code.

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