AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 1993 First Quarter


Note: As of October 1, 2003, assign code V64.41, Laparoscopic surgical procedure coverted to open procedure. Note: As of October 1, 1997, assign code V64.4, Laparoscopic surgical procedure converted to open procedure as an additional diagnosis. Note: As of October 1, 1996, laparoscopic partial cholecystectomy is coded to 51.24 and other partial cholecystectomy is coded to 51.21. Cholecystectomies are performed to treat abnormalities of the gallbladder using either the laparoscopic (closed) approach, code 51.23, or abdominal (open) approach, code 51.22. The traditional, or abdominal (open), approach involves making an incision in the right...

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