AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2015 Issue 3; Ask the Editor
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy with Epinephrine Injection for Control of Bleeding
A patient with melena presents for upper GI endoscopy. An endoscopy was introduced through the mouth and advanced to the third part of the duodenum. An area of angiodysplasia was found in the gastric fundus which was oozing. This area was successfully injected with epinephrine. Should the injection of epinephrine done during an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) be coded? ...
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