AMA CPT® Assistant - 2007 Issue 11 (November)

Surgery: Female Genital System (November 2007)

November 2007 page 9b Coding Communication:Surgery: Female Genital System Question: The surgeon used an open approach to remove a sling for stress incontinence and used the cystoscope in the procedure. What are the appropriate codes to report? Answer: It would be appropriate to report code 57287, Removal or revision of sling for stress incontinence (eg, fascia or synthetic), in addition to code 52000, Cystourethroscopy (separate procedure), because code 57287 does not include the work of performing a cystoscopy. Surgery: Female Genital System (November 2007). CPT® Assistant. 2007; November 2007 page 9b ...

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