AMA CPT® Assistant - 2001 Issue 10 (October)

Cystourethroscopic Procedures (October 2001)

October 2001 page 8 Coding Clarification Cystourethroscopic Procedures A physician performed a cystourethroscopy with treatment of ureteral stricture (eg, balloon dilation, laser electrocautery, and incision) on the left side of the patient (CPT code 52341). During preparation for the procedure, the patient also complained of right flank pain in addition to the left flank concerns. A cystourethroscopy, with ureteroscopy for diagnostic purposes (CPT code 52351), was also performed in the right flank area during the same operative session. In this scenario, may CPT code 52351 be reported in addition to CPT code 52341? Comment Yes. Both CPT codes 52341...

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