CPT® 43648, Under Laparoscopic Procedures on the Stomach

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 43648 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Laparoscopic Procedures on the Stomach.

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Using laparoscopic technique, the provider tests and adjusts previously placed gastric neurostimulator electrodes or removes them if they do not function as required. Gastric neurostimulators stimulate gastric emptying by activating the muscles around the pylorus. Gastroparesis, or paralysis of the stomach, is often a complication of diabetes mellitus.

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