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Laparoscopic Removal of Foreign Body

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    One of my physicians removed a toothbrush from a patient's stomach laparoscopicaly. He did a gastrostomy and then closed it after removing the toothbrush. Would I use a 43653, Lap Gastrostomy, w/out construction of gastric tube to bill this?
    Last edited by HILLIC; 02-20-2009 at 09:29 AM.
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