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    Default Reclose of abdominal wall

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    Could someone help with the coding for an reclose of abdominal wall.


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    Depends on the op note and diagnosis....

    Look at

    49900 Suture, secondary, of abdominal wall for evisceration or dehiscence

    or even 49002 Reopening recent laparotomy if MD opens, controls bleeding, removes packing, or drains infection and then closes

    Anna Barnes

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