AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2014 Issue 3; Ask the Editor

Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication and Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair

A 57-year-old female presented with a symptomatic midline diaphragm (paraesophageal) hernia and intractable gastroesophageal reflux. She underwent laparoscopic diaphragmatic hernia repair and Nissen fundoplication. During surgery, the hernia sac was separated from the diaphragm and the redundant sac was excised. The fundus of the stomach was brought around the esophagus and a loose Nissen fundoplication was performed. What are the correct ICD-10-PCS codes for laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair with Nissen fundoplication? ...

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