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Old 08-10-2009, 09:22 AM
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What is the ICD9 code for Hydronephrosis with UPJ obstruction and cpt code for stent (J) placement


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Old 08-10-2009, 10:08 AM
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Default hydronephrosis

ICD-9-CM Medical Diagnosis Code:
Code: 591
Descr: Hydronephrosis, Hydrocalycosis, Hydronephrosis, Hydroureteronephrosis

REMEMBER: You'll need to check re: "with obstruction" in ICD-9 for specificity.
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Old 08-10-2009, 10:45 AM
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UPJ obstruction depending on if it's congenital or aquired could be 753.21 or 593.3.
If the ureter stent is placed using a cystoscope, look to 52332.
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