Biliary Stent removal
"Successful placement of 12 French, internal/external, locking pigtail biliary drainage catheter using a right anterior intrahepatic biliary duct. Successful placement of 12 French, internal/external, locking pigtail biliary drainage catheter using a left intrahepatic biliary duct. Successful removal of a right hepatic and left hepatic biliary stent into the small bowel. Successful cytology brushing of the tumor. PLAN: Bag to drainage. Monitor output Flush catheters every shift with 10cc normal saline. See Dr. X in clinic in late September with follow-up LFT and possible biliary stent placement."
What would you code for the biliary "stent" removal? 47534x2 for the int/ext cath placements(new punctures) and 47532 for the brush biopsy. The only thing we can come up with for the biliary stent removal is unlisted?
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