Lori Posted Thu 29th of December, 2011 15:34:50 PM
How do you code for endoscopic ultrasound with celiac plexus nerve block for pain. Patient is a 60 y/o with pancreatic cancer. 20 cc of 0.25% bupivacaine was injected into the celiac artery. Following this 20 cc of 98% ethanol was injected.
SuperCoder Answered Thu 29th of December, 2011 21:00:49 PM
64680 Destruction by neurolytic agent, with or without radiologic monitoring; celiac plexus