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Open gastrostomy tube placement

cmblocher

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The surgeon attempted to perform an endoscopic gastrostomy, but there was a large tumor obstructing the esophagus, the surgeon had to revert to a minilaparotomy. Fluro guidance was not used, and this was not done percutaneously. I'm not having any luck located a code that reflects this procedure with an open approach.
 
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