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58660 vs 49320

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    Clearnace Sale
    hello all,

    Diagnostic laparoscopy and clipping of adhesion
    DX: Pelvic pain

    Part of op note:

    There was noted that there was sort of like a band adhesion or a fold of peritoneum by the bladder which was just incised to see if this would help her with her pain.


    58660 or 49320

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    Hi, regarding whether to use 49320 vs 58660. i would not use 49320 because that is just a diagnostic scope and your doc did perform some surgical procedure. 58660 looks like it involves the tubes and ovaries. i would be inclined to use either that code or 58662.

    addendum: i did some further research and the 58660 seems appropriate.
    Last edited by jjanem; 12-09-2009 at 05:19 PM. Reason: further research

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    thanks for your help!

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