CPT® 50686, Under Other Introduction (Injection/Change/Removal) Procedures on the Ureter

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 50686 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Other Introduction (Injection/Change/Removal) Procedures on the Ureter.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider connects an indwelling ureteral catheter or an existing ureterostomy tube to a manometer to evaluate ureteral function or to measure the pressure of any fluids or variation in pressure between two fluids whether gas or liquid of the kidneys and ureters. He often performs this procedure to examine a blockage or obstruction, dilatation, or expansion of the urinary tract.

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