CPT® 49185, Under Excision and Destruction Procedures on the Abdomen, Peritoneum, and Omentum

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 49185 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Excision and Destruction Procedures on the Abdomen, Peritoneum, and Omentum.

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Summary

The provider performs percutaneous (through a small incision in the skin) chemical destruction of a fluid collection, such as a lymphocele, cyst, or a seroma, using ultrasound or fluoroscopic guidance, imaging technologies that display live images on a video monitor. He may inject contrast material to enhance visualization during the procedure. The procedure includes the diagnostic study and radiological supervision and interpretation when performed.

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