AMA CPT® Assistant - 2007 Issue 4 (April)

Surgery: Urinary System (April 2007)

April 2007 page 12a Coding Communication:Surgery: Urinary System Question What is the appropriate code to report for an endoscopic lithotripsy with basket extraction of the stones performed via an ileal loop or pouch? AMA Comment CPT code 50961, Ureteral endoscopy through established ureterostomy, with or without irrigation, instillation, or uteropyelography, exclusive or radiologic service; with removal of foreign body or calculus, is the appropriate code to report. Surgery: Urinary System (April 2007). CPT® Assistant. 2007; April 2007 page 12a ...

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