CPT® 49441, Under Initial Placement Procedures on the Abdomen, Peritoneum, and Omentum

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 49441 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Initial Placement Procedures on the Abdomen, Peritoneum, and Omentum.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider inserts a jejunostomy or duodenostomy tube through the skin using fluoroscopic guidance. The provider may insert the tube into the intestinal tract to feed a patient at higher risk of aspiration and who has undergone gastrectomy to remove the stomach.

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