CPT® 49657, Under Hernia Laparoscopic Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 49657 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Hernia Laparoscopic Procedures.

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Summary

The provider repairs a recurrent hernia at the site of a prior surgical incision that has become trapped and or cut off from its blood supply. He accesses the abdomen through a laparoscope, a tubular instrument with a light source and camera. He may place surgical mesh to strengthen the area and prevent future recurrence.

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