AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2019 Issue 1; Ask the Editor

Laparoscopic-Assisted Rectopexy with Manual Reduction of Prolapse

The patient was admitted for treatment of a very large symptomatic rectal prolapse and underwent a laparoscopic-assisted ventral rectopexy with mesh using the daVinci system. Prior to surgery, the surgeon manually reduced the prolapsed rectum. Would the manual reduction of prolapsed rectum prior to surgery be coded separately? How should this surgery be coded? ...

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