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    Can someone help me with this scenerio.
    The gastroscope was passed to the second portion of the duodenum
    A SR was noted in the distal 3rd of the esophagus dilation was performed using a ballon A 15-16.5-18m dilator was passed Barretts was found spanning 2cm. 4quadrant biopies were taken. In the stomache there was mild erythma of the gastric antrum two cold biopsies were obtained. A single polyp was found in the body of the stomache and a biopsy was taken. Pylorus and Duodenum appeared normal.
    My doc only coded a 43249.

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    Apr 2007
    Charlotte, NC


    43249 530.3

    43239 530.85, 211.1

    Obviously you need to add the indications for the procedure.

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    Thank you

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