CPT® 31638, Under Endoscopy Procedures on the Trachea and Bronchi

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 31638 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 rigid or flexible bronchoscopy to view airways during a procedure. He may or may not use fluoroscopic guidance. He revises or replaces a stent placed in a narrowed area of a bronchus or trachea at a previous session. He may also perform dilatation of the narrowed area if required before revising the stent.

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