CPT® 52224, Under Urethra and Bladder Transurethral Surgical Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 52224 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Urethra and Bladder Transurethral Surgical Procedures.

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Summary

The provider inspects the urethra, prostatic urethra (in men), the interior of the bladder, and ureteric openings using a cystoscope passed through the urethra and into the bladder; he destroys (fulgurates) minor lesions of less than 0.5 cm with high–intensity electric current or with intense cold (cryosurgery) or heat (laser surgery); he may or may not perform biopsy.

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