CPT® 50800, Under Repair Procedures on the Ureter

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 50800 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Repair Procedures on the Ureter.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider cuts and sutures the ureter to a portion of the large intestine, typically near the sigmoid colon, to divert urine into it. He primarily performs this procedure to facilitate urine excretion following surgical removal of the urinary bladder due to severe trauma or malignancy.

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