AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2017 Issue 2; Ask the Editor

Esophagectomy and Esophagogastrectomy with Cervical Esophagogastrostomy

A patient with esophageal cancer underwent hybrid 3-hole esophagectomy and esophagogastrectomy with cervical esophagogastrostomy. During surgery, a gastric conduit was created which was brought up to the neck and an end-to-side esophagogastrostomy to the esophageal muscle layer was performed. What is the root operation for the cervical esophagogastrostomy, when a conduit created from the stomach is brought up to the cervical esophageal region to take over the function of the esophagus? ...

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