CPT® 43274, Under Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 43274 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) Procedures.

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The physician performs an ERCP (a diagnostic procedure that combines upper endoscopy and retrograde (reverse or backward) injection of contrast material, a type of dye, into the biliary ducts to obtain fluoroscopic images of the gallbladder, pancreas, and bile ducts) and places a stent in a biliary or pancreatic duct. The procedure may require passage of a guidewire and dilators or a incision of a sphincter before placing the stent.

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