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    Does the code 560.81 INTESTINAL OR PERITONEAL ADHESIONS WITH OBSTRUCTION (POSTOPERATIVE) (POSTINFECTION) require surgery in the recent past or can you use it with surgery 6 years ago?

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    To the best of my knowledge it does not require recent surgery, so you can use it for surgery performed 6 years ago.

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