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colonoscopy vs flex sigmoidoscopy

  1. Default Splenic Flexure
    Medical Coding Books
    If the scope "turns the corner," and goes past the splenic flexure, it's a colonoscopy.

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    If the provider is one of those that documents using centimeters, then...
    7cm – 26cm would be a proctosigmoidoscopy
    26cm - 60cm Sigmoidoscopy
    Greater than 60cm Colonoscopy.
    Hope this is helpful!!!

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