CPT® 51555, Under Excision Procedures on the Bladder

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 51555 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Excision Procedures on the Bladder.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider performs a complex cystectomy to surgically remove a part of the urinary bladder. This procedure is complicated because of prior radiation therapy, a previous surgery, or the location of the tumor or other diseased tissues is difficult to reach. The provider most commonly performs this procedure to treat bladder cancer.

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