CPT® 49082, Under Incision Procedures on the Abdomen, Peritoneum, and Omentum

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 49082 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Incision Procedures on the Abdomen, Peritoneum, and Omentum.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider withdraws an abnormal buildup of fluid from the abdominal cavity to relieve pressure and pain or to obtain a sample to submit to a laboratory for analysis. He withdraws the fluid without relying on any type of imaging guidance to view internal structures.

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