AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2014 Issue 4; Ask the Editor
Abdominoperineal Resection (APR) with Flap Closure of Perineum and Colostomy
A 57-year-old male with low rectal cancer presents for abdominoperineal resection (APR) of the rectum with reconstruction to follow. A cylindrical APR was performed, along with excision of the sigmoid colon and resection of the anus. Should the excision of the sigmoid colon and resection of the anus be reported separately? ...
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