CPT® 50957, Under Endoscopy Procedures on the Ureter

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 50957 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Endoscopy Procedures on the Ureter.

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Summary

The provider examines the kidney, renal pelvis, and ureter using an endoscope, which the provider passes through an opening already established between the skin and ureter. The procedure may include a biopsy of a lesion or tissues and may include using different techniques to visualize the procedure. The procedure also includes fulguration, involving high–frequency heat, or incision to destroy tissue. The provider primarily performs the procedure to investigate as well as treat malignancy.

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