CPT® 50693, Under Other Introduction (Injection/Change/Removal) Procedures on the Ureter

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 50693 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

The provider uses a pre–existing nephrostomy tract and ultrasound and/or fluoroscopy, imaging technologies that display live images on a video monitor, to guide placement of a ureteral stent, a thin tube placed into a ureter at an area of stricture, or narrowing, to prevent obstruction or to maintain drainage of urine from the kidney. He may also inject contrast material to image the internal structures of the kidney (nephrostogram) and ureter (ureterogram). The procedure includes radiological supervision and interpretation.

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