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    Looking for a CPT code for small bowel repair? Thanks..

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    It depends on why and how you repair the small bowel: 44602 (Suture, Single Rpr), 44603 (Suture, Multiple Repairs), and 44120 (resection and anastamosis). I would need more information for guidance.

    Anna Barnes, CPC, CEMC, CGSCS

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