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Laparoscopic gastrotomy

Lee Posted Mon 28th of January, 2013 16:19:46 PM

After a Laparoscopic gastrotomy is performed an intraoperative EGD was performed to check for good placement of the PEG tube. Is the EGD bunduled into the PEG placement?

SuperCoder Answered Tue 29th of January, 2013 21:20:30 PM

Yes, Code 43246 includes EGD. It is inherent to the procedure .

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