AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2015 Issue 2; Ask the Editor

Urinary Calculi Fragmentation and Evacuation

A patient presents for transurethral treatment of a calculus of the left renal pelvis via ureteroscopy. The endoscope was inserted, the stone was initially fragmented by laser lithotripsy, and some of the remaining fragments were removed endoscopically by basket via the bladder. What is the appropriate body part value as well as the root operation, fragmentation or extirpation?  ...

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