CPT® 31624, Under Endoscopy Procedures on the Trachea and Bronchi

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 31624 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Endoscopy Procedures on the Trachea and Bronchi.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider performs diagnostic rigid or flexible bronchoscopy, a test to view airways and diagnose lung disease. He may or may not use fluoroscopic guidance to perform this test. He also performs bronchial alveolar lavage, a procedure in which he uses saline solution to wash the cells from alveoli, the air sacs at the end of the bronchioles.

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