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Lynn Posted Tue 26th of April, 2016 13:58:57 PM
Excision of granulation tissue, revision of perineal wound, colpoperineorrhaphy The scalpel was used to excised the granulation tissue. Bovie cauterization was used to ensure hemostasis. 3-0 PDS was used to reapproximate the upper part of the perineal body. The vaginal epithelium was closed with a running 3-0 Vicryl and the perineal skin was closed with a series of vertical mattress sutures using 3-0 Vicryl. Excellent hemostasis was noted at the end of the procedure. The hiatus accommodated two fingers with no strictures. Would you code as 12020?
SuperCoder Answered Wed 27th of April, 2016 01:10:47 AM
Yes, the appropriate code would be CPT 12020.

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