CPT® 47000, Under Incision Procedures on the Liver

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 47000 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Incision Procedures on the Liver.

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The provider removes a small sample of tissue from the liver through a small incision in the skin. The provider commonly performs this service to diagnose liver disease, to assess the severity of a known liver disease, and to monitor the progress of treatment. The provider may perform a liver biopsy to diagnose a liver condition such as jaundice.

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