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Takedown Ureterostomy

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    Does anyone have a suggestion for a takedown of a ureterstomy? The code for creating one is 50860 but I feel like 50920 is inappropriate for taking it down. Thoughts?

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    Is the surgeon going to re-implant the ureter into the bladder? If so, look at 50780.

    KCross
    Karen Cross, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, CUC

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