CPT® 43773, Under Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 43773 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Procedures.

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Summary The provider removes a previously placed gastric band under laparoscopic guidance and replaces it with another gastric restrictive device which he connects to the tubing and reservoir of the original device. Gastric bands need to be removed and replaced for a variety of reasons that include displacement or malfunction of the band or erosion, or wearing away, of the stomach wall caused by the band.

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