CPT® 52260, Under Urethra and Bladder Transurethral Surgical Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 52260 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Urethra and Bladder Transurethral Surgical Procedures.

Subscribe to Codify by AAPC and get the code details in a flash.


With the patient under general or spinal anesthesia, 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 to assess the bladder for interstitial cystitis.

For clinical responsibility, terminology, tips and additional info
start codify free trial.

View any code changes for 2024 as well as historical information on code creation and revision.
Combat the #1 denial reason - mismatched CPT-ICD-9 codes - with top Medicare carrier and private payer accepted diagnoses for the chosen CPT® code.
View the CPT® code's corresponding procedural code and DRG. In a click, check the DRG's IPPS allowable, length of stay, and more. To plug inpatient facility revenue drains, subscribe to DRG Coder today.
Crosswalk to an anesthesia code and its base units, and calculate payments in a snap! Subscribe to Anesthesia Coder today.
View matching HCPCS Level II codes and their definitions.


Have a question about CPT Code 52260 ? Start a discussion here