CPT® 50435, Under Other Renal Introduction (Injection/Change/Removal) Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 50435 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Other Renal Introduction (Injection/Change/Removal) Procedures.

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Summary

The provider uses ultrasound and/or fluoroscopy, imaging technologies that display live images on a video monitor, to exchange a nephrostomy catheter through a percutaneous (through the skin) route to divert urine due to blockage within the renal pelvis or ureters. He may also inject contrast material to image the internal structures of the kidney (nephrostogram) and ureter (ureterogram). The procedure covers the complete diagnostic procedure and all radiological supervision and interpretation.

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