CPT® 50387, Under Externally Accessible Renal Pelvis Catheter Introduction Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 50387 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Externally Accessible Renal Pelvis Catheter Introduction Procedures.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider removes and replaces an externally accessible nephroureteral stent/catheter using fluoroscopic guidance (live, real–time X–ray imaging). A nephroureteral catheter connects the ureter and renal pelvis, the collecting system of the kidney, to an external drainage system. The procedure includes radiological supervision and interpretation.

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