CPT® 43761, Under Introduction Procedures on the Stomach

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 43761 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Introduction Procedures on the Stomach.

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Summary

A nasogastric or orogastric tube inserted through the nose (naso–) or mouth (oro–) of the patient for enteric nutrition normally ends in the duodenum. The physician may take the help of radiological guidance for the placement of the tube. Enteric nutrition is done to patients who cannot take food in the normal way due to disease conditions or trauma.

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