AMA CPT® Assistant - 2004 Issue 8 (August)

Urinary System/Surgery (August 2004)

August 2004 page 12-end Coding Consultation:Questions and Answers Urinary System/Surgery, 50542 (Q&A) Question Code 50542 describes laparoscopic ablation of a renal mass lesion(s) by any method (eg, cryoablation or radiofrequency ablation). How would you report a renal mass lesion ablation performed percutaneously? AMA Comment Open or percutaneous ablation of renal mass lesion(s) should be reported using the unlisted code 53899, Unlisted procedure, urinary system. Urinary System/Surgery (August 2004). CPT® Assistant. 2004; August 2004 page 12-end ...

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