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    What code would you recommend for a moderate liver laceration repaired by bovie cautery?

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    Sorry, I didn't mention before but looking for a CPT for the above please if anyone could help. Thank you

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    See Op report and look at 47361, this includes coagulation and/or suture.

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    was the liver laceration done incident to (as an accident) while another procedure being performed?

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    I agree with ACBARNES, look at code 47361 and check the op note to see if that fits.

    Melissa Blow, CPC

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