CPT® 38571, Under Laparoscopic Procedures on the Lymph Nodes and Lymphatic Channels

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 38571 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Laparoscopic Procedures on the Lymph Nodes and Lymphatic Channels.

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Summary

The provider makes small incisions and inserts a camera into the abdomen to view the lymph nodes. He excises all lymph nodes on both sides of the pelvis. This procedure is done to remove any diseased lymph nodes and prevent cancer from spreading further.

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