CPT® 50389, Under Externally Accessible Renal Pelvis Catheter Introduction Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 50389 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

The provider removes a nephrostomy tube from the renal (kidney) collecting system, when it is no longer needed to provide urinary drainage. He performs the procedure with the use of fluoroscopy due to the presence of an indwelling ureteral stent or other reason.

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