Mechanical Removal of Obstructive Material on the Abdomen, Peritoneum, and Omentum CPT® Code range 49460- 49460

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Introduction, Revision, and/or Removal Procedures on the Abdomen, Peritoneum, and Omentum 49460-49460 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 49460- 49460
Mechanical Removal of Obstructive Material on the Abdomen, Peritoneum, and Omentum
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