AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2018 Issue 1; Ask the Editor

Adjustment of Gastric Band

A 62-year-old female, who is status post laparoscopic gastric band surgery, is admitted with nausea, vomiting, dysphagia, chest pain and reflux. Radiological studies showed stenosis of the banded portion of the stomach. The patient was taken to surgery and the band was completely evacuated of fluid via needle aspiration at the band port. What is the ICD-10-PCS code assignment for removal of fluid from the band? ...

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