Chapter 19

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Penis

The greates number of category codes in the Male Genital System fall under the _________subheading because of the numberous repairs made to this anatomic area.

Integumentary (Note: only deep abscess codes are located in the Male Genital subsection)

In what section of the CPT manual would you find a code for a SUPERFICIAL abscess of the skin of the penis?

Urodynamics

What is the term that pertains to the motion and flow of urine?

-26

What is the modifier that indicates that only the professional portion of the service was performed?

Anatomically

The Urinary System subsection is arranged ___________ by the subheadings.

Retroperitoneal

The_________ area is located behind the abdomenal cavity and during surgical procedures is often accessed by an abdominal incision.

Nephrostomy

A(n) _____________ is a procedure that is used to decompress the renal system by means of inserting a catheter into the kidney while leaving the other end of the catheter outside the body to temporarily drain the kidney.

Staghorn

A(n) __________calculus involves at least TWO CALYCES AND THE RENAL PELVIS and accounts for about 30% of the stones reported.

E/M

You report the removal of an accessible stent of the kidney when imaging guidance is not indicated using a(n) ___________code.

Hydronephrosis

If an obstruction occurs, the urine will not drain and may result in dilatation of the collecting system and enlargement of the renal pelvis, aka______________.

Calculus

A transvesical ureterolithotomy is one that is performed through the bladder for the removal of ____________.

gender

A urethroplasty may be one stage or two stages and the choice of codes is based on the number of stages, type of repair, and for some codes the _______of the patient.

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