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Fragmentation of urethral stone

Cheryl Posted Wed 08th of February, 2017 15:30:26 PM
My doctor performed a cystourethroscopy with direct vision internal urethrotomy (52276). There was a stone lodged in the urethra and he pushed it into the bladder and then fragmented it and washed out the pieces. I would use 52317 but according to Dr. Ferragamo, that code is for stones that originated in the bladder. Code 52353 includes ureteroscopy which was not done. Can you advise?
SuperCoder Answered Thu 09th of February, 2017 02:24:21 AM

The same query has been answered in URL mentioned below.

https://www.supercoder.com/my-ask-an-expert/topic/fragmentation-of-urethral-calculus

 

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