CPT® 50690, Under Other Introduction (Injection/Change/Removal) Procedures on the Ureter

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 50690 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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In this procedure, the provider injects contrast material through an existing artificial opening into the ureter or renal pelvis to analyze the ileal conduit or through a catheter to analyze the ureter, renal pelvis, and kidney.The provider performs this injection procedure mainly to evaluate any defect or abnormal function of the renal collecting system. He may also use this procedure to recognize any reasons for pain, any blockage in the ureteropelvic junction, or urine leakage around the ureter or renal pelvis site, or to study the point of the ureter connection to the ileum.

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