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closure of petersen's space

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    Medical Coding Books
    I have the same question minus the Liver Biopsy, does any one have an answer???

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    Boise, Idaho
    My surgeon has told me that it is a hernia people who have had gastric obesity surgery get.

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    Northeast Kansas AAPC
    If its done laparoscopically the code is unlisted = 44238. The open comparitive CPT code is 44050 and yes, bariatric patients are the ones that get the Petersen's hernias.

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    Thanks for all of your help with this issue.

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