CPT® 45112, Under Excision Procedures on the Rectum

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 45112 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Excision Procedures on the Rectum.

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Summary

The provider removes the rectum and joins the colon to the anus using both an abdominal and perineal approach. He typically performs the procedure to treat rectal cancer. The procedure leaves the patient with an uninterrupted digestive tract so that the patient can pass stool normally.

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