CPT® 48551, Under Pancreas Transplantation Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 48551 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Pancreas Transplantation Procedures.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider readies a pancreas from a cadaver, or nonliving donor, for subsequent transplantation in a recipient patient. He removes unneeded tissues and ties off vessels and other connections as routine preparation, in a separate work area of the operating room.

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