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Ileoscopy with foriegn body

Janet Posted Thu 24th of April, 2014 18:07:15 PM

Doctor coded procedure as Ileoscopy with foreign body removal from ileostomy. What CPT code would I use? Portion of the report below.

The colonoscope was introduced through ileostomy and advanced under direct visualization until pouch was reached at a distance of 15 cm. Tip of enema in pouch. Distal tip grasped with snare and removed. ​​ ​ ​

Finding: Plastic tube approximately 6 inches long in pouch. Removed with snare.

SuperCoder Answered Thu 24th of April, 2014 23:21:00 PM

I would recommend 44390 here.

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