CPT® 50437, Under Other Renal Introduction (Injection/Change/Removal) Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 50437 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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The provider dilates (widens) an existing percutaneous nephrostomy tract, an artificial pathway between the kidney or renal pelvis and the skin. He may leave a tube in place after dilation to keep the tract open. In addition, he creates a new tract between the skin and the renal collecting system (renal pelvis). This code covers imaging guidance and radiologic supervision and interpretation when performed.

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