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    My doctor had to return to the OR for acute post operative vaginal bleeding. He preformed a EUA, and exploration and reclosure of the vaginal cuff. I know I need to use the modifier 78. What I'm looking for is a CPT for the exploration and reclosure of the vaginal cuff. Is there a code simular to the 35840 (Exploration for postop hemorrhage, abdomen)
    Any help would be appreciated.
    Grass Valley CA

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    I would use cpt code 57200 with modifier 78, and a diagnosis to expain the post op bleeding.

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