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    Wiki colectomy without colostomy or anastamosis

    I have surgeon who did an open procedure on a patient who had two perforations in the colon, one in the descending and the other in the simoid. Surgeon divided the colon just distal to the sigmoid and proximal to the descending but left the patient open with a ABThera wound vac. No Anastamosis...
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    Wiki Question about Decompression tube placement

    Hello all, I have a question about a procedure listed below should cpt code 45393 or cpt 45337 since the scope did not advance to the splenic flexure. Thank you, TH The colonoscope was passed with some difficulty through the anus under direct visualization using water irrigation for...