CPT® 47144, Under Liver Transplantation Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 47144 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Liver Transplantation Procedures.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider performs a backbench standard preparation of a liver from a cadaver donor before transplantation. The procedure includes removing the gallbladder, if needed, and removal of surrounding soft tissues. She also prepares the vena cava, portal vein, hepatic artery, and common bile duct for liver transplant. The provider separates left side segments II and III from right side segments I, IV, V, VI, VII, and VIII to prepare two allografts for the transplant. 

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