CPT® 44144, Under Excision Procedures on the Intestines (Except Rectum)

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 44144 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Excision Procedures on the Intestines (Except Rectum).

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider makes an incision to remove the affected portion of the colon. She brings the upper end and lower end of the colon through separate incisions on the skin of the abdomen as a colostomy and mucous fistula respectively.

 

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