I wonder if you could consider that as a seton placement.
The definition in 2010 General Surgery Coding Companion book for Seton states, "Seton- Finely spun thread or other fine material for leading the passage of wider instruments through a fistula, canal, or sinus tract."
The description you gave sounds like the same idea as a seton (46020), but your doctor used a different type of material. (catheter)
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