CPT® 47721, Under Repair Procedures on the Biliary Tract

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 47721 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Repair Procedures on the Biliary Tract.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider creates an anastomosis, or connection, between the gallbladder and the small intestine to provide a pathway for drainage of bile and at the same time makes a new connection between the stomach and the small intestine. He performs the procedure to restore gastric and biliary function in the presence of a condition like inoperable pancreatic cancer.

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