CPT® 53855, Under Other Procedures on the Urethra

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 53855 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Other Procedures on the Urethra.

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Summary

In this procedure the provider inserts a sterile, disposable tube–like device in the urethra to prevent its collapse and allow proper flow of urine. The provider primarily performs this procedure to support and keep patent the prostatic urethra following obstructive swelling of the prostate immediately after treatment for benign prostrate hyperplasia.

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