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Old 03-09-2009, 01:00 PM
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Default Closure of Gastrocutaneous Fistula

Looking for a CPT code for Closure of Gastrocutaneous fistula using fibrin glue via injection. No incisions were made, simply injected tract with the glue. Thanks
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Old 08-30-2011, 02:02 PM
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Question Gastrocutaneous fistula closure

I need help finding the correct CPT code for endoscopically-placed metal clips to close a gastrocutaneous fistula. Can anyone help me with this? Thanks Stacey
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Old 08-30-2011, 06:18 PM
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How about 44650 Closure of enteroenteric or enterocolic fistula with a 52 modifier?
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Old 04-30-2012, 04:38 PM
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I think this works best. Thanks a lot.
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Old 05-06-2013, 07:55 AM
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44650 would refer to the closure of a fistula between loops of the small bowel or the small bowel and the colon, not a fistula between the stomach and the skin.
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Old 05-07-2013, 06:23 AM
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How about 43870 with 686.9 as the dx code?
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