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    Wiki Sigmoid resection with end colostomy and Hartmann's pouch, resection and primary closure of bladder fistula

    I'm looking for help with this operative note. Would I use 44143? And is the bladder fistula repair included or coded separately? Thanks! Abdomen was then prepped and draped in a standard surgical fashion. Lower midline incision was made. Abdomen wasopened and explored. Omni retractor was used...
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    Wiki Need help with Wedge resection of sigmoid colon

    Im still fairly new to coding General surgery and this one has me stumped. The surgeon performed a Wedge Resection of sigmoid colon mass with primary closure Here's the operative report, any help would be greatly appreciated: DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE: The is a surgical operation, which is an...