CPT® 43281, Under Laparoscopic Procedures on the Esophagus

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 43281 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Laparoscopic Procedures on the Esophagus.

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Summary

The provider performs repair of a paraesophageal hernia, where the stomach slides up next to the esophagus, using laparoscopy. He may also perform fundoplasty, wrapping part of the stomach around the esophagus. He does not implant mesh.

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