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Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy

Date: Mar 19, 2021

Question:

When an Ivor Lewis is performed via open abdominal incision and thorascopic approach, what would be the best code choice? I'm thinking unlisted 43499 but not sure what comp code(s) to use. 43117 and 43287 don't seem to fit for both approaches. Any help would be appreciated.

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