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Status post sub-total gastrectomy

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    This patient has gastric remnant of about 15cm after excision of stomach. Can V45375 be coded or does the entire stomach need to be absent before this code can be used? Thanks.

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    Default sub-total gastrectomy
    V45.75 is for acquired/partial/postoperative. That's what I get. So, if it's just partial or if it's complete. Same code.

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    Thanks. I appreciate your response.

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