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ERCP with extension of sphincterotomy

Dawna Posted Mon 26th of November, 2012 17:28:17 PM

During ERCP:

What CPT code do you use for extending an existing sphincterotomy?

What about dilating an existing sphincterotomy?

SuperCoder Answered Mon 26th of November, 2012 22:55:06 PM

I recommend using 43262 for existing sphincterotomy

43271- Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP); with endoscopic retrograde balloon dilation of ampulla, biliary and/or pancreatic duct(s)

Notes:
When done with sphincterotomy, also use 43262)

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