CPT® 51990, Under Laparoscopic Procedures on the Bladder

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 51990 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Laparoscopic Procedures on the Bladder.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider surgically suspends the urethra by placing several sutures and stitching with the urethra to surrounding tissue. He performs this procedure with a laparoscope, a thin tube with a camera at one end. This service is done for the treatment of stress incontinence, or the inability to control the urine.

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