CPT® 44500, Under Introduction Procedures on the Intestines (Except Rectum)

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 44500 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Introduction Procedures on the Intestines (Except Rectum).

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Summary

The provider inserts a long flexible intestinal tube that consists of two channels and a balloon tip down to the small intestine. He uses one of the channels in the tube to aspirate, or withdraw, fluid and air for the temporary management of intestinal obstruction.

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