CPT® 47570, Under Laparoscopic Procedures on the Biliary Tract

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 47570 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Laparoscopic Procedures on the Biliary Tract.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider connects the gallbladder directly to the small intestine to permit drainage of bile when an obstruction in the common bile duct cannot be resolved. She uses a laparoscope, a tubular instrument with a light source and camera inserted through the abdominal wall, to perform the procedure.

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