CPT® 44602, Under Repair Procedures on the Intestines (Except Rectum)

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 44602 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Repair Procedures on the Intestines (Except Rectum).

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Summary

The provider repairs a tear or hole in the wall of the small intestine with sutures and washes out the abdomen with antibiotic solution or normal saline. He performs this procedure to prevent soiling of the abdominal cavity with food waste and potential infection.

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