CPT® 51597, Under Excision Procedures on the Bladder

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 51597 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Excision Procedures on the Bladder.

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In this procedure, the provider performs a surgical bloc resection of the pelvic structures, which may include the uterus, cervix, and vagina in a female patient, or prostate in a male, along with the bladder, lower ureters, lymph nodes, urethra, colon and or rectum. He performs this procedure in patients suffering from bladder, prostatic, or a urethral malignancy.

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