Jan 6th, 2016
FUJIFILM Medical Systems, USA, Inc. has revised its operations manual for the FUJIFILM ED-530XT duodenoscope. The changes are in response to multiple reports of people being infected with multi-drug resistant bacteria after undergoing Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatogram procedures conducted with the ED-530XT. New Cleaning Guidelines The revisions modify the cleaning and disinfection proces...
Dec 1st, 2012
By Laurette Pitman, RN, CPC-H, CGIC, CCS Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is much easier to report than it is to say; but let your guard down and you might slip up when assigning CPT® codes for ERCP-related procedures. Up-to-date coding information on biliary and pancreatic duct stenting procedures, such as that found in the American ...