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Chapter 25 - CPT Coding

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para-urethral ducts
Aka skene's duct; group of small mucous glands, lacated near the lower end of the urethra
vulvectomy
the surgical removal of part or all of the tiisue of the vulva
introitus
surgical repair of the opening of the vagina
clitoroplasty
surgial reduction of the clitoris
perineoplasty
plastic repair of the perineum
colpotomy
any sugical incision into the wall of the vagina
colpocentesis
insertion of long needle attached to syringe through the back wall of the vagina to gain access to the peritoneal cul-de-sac, the area between the uterus and the rectum to drain fluid
colporrhaphy
surgery performed to strengthen an area on the wall of the vagina that is weak, by pulling together the weakend vaginal area with sutures
manipulation
of the vagina; includes dilation, pelvic examination and removal foreign body
leep or letz
loop electrode excision procedure for cervix and uterus; aka cervical loop diathermy
conization
removal of a cone shape sample of tissue, for biopsy treaTMENT
CERVICAL BIOSPY
removal of surgical tissue for micrscopic examination to diagnse chronic cervical infection of the cervical cancer
crevical conization
excision of a cone shaped tissue section frm the endocervix, performed to obtain a tissue sample to establish a precise diagnosis.
cerclage
repair of the cervix
trachelorrhaphy
complex cervical repair in which plastic methods are used to repair the cervix
sampling
biopsy of the mucous lining of the uterus
dilation & cutterage
clamps are used to manipulate the cervix; a curet is inserted into the oterus; fragments are removed from the endometrium
hysterectomy
surgical removal of the uterus
abdominal approach
surgeon open the abdomen to veiw by means od incision
vaginal approach
surgeon makes an incison in the vagina around the cervix and remove the uterus, ovaries or fallopian tubes
intrauterine device (IUD)
contraceptive device
artifical insemination
sperm is injected into the crevix; often a cervical cap is inserted to keep the sperm in the cervical area
in-vitro fertilization
egg from a female is withdrawn and fertilized with sperm in a laboratory for 2-3 days with subsequent implantion into the uterus
hysterosalpingography
diagnostic procedure to test the patency of the fallopian tubes
chromotubation
surgical procedure to open an obstruced or narrowed tube
ligation
tying off the tube with suture material; type of tubial ligation
transection
removing a portion of the tube; type of tual ligation
occlusion
blocking the tube with a device such as a clip,ring,or band; type of tubal ligation
salpingolysys
repair of adhesion on the ovaries
ovariolysis
repair of adhesion on the ovaries
EDD
expected (estimated) date of delivery
LMP
last menstrual period
antepartum
before childbirth
postpartum
after childbirth
amniocentesis
small amount of amniotic fluid is removed for lab analysis;after 14 weeks
cordocentesis
procedure to obtain a fetal blood sample
hysterotomy
incision into the uterus
ectopic pregnacy
pregnant in fallopian tubes
postpartum cutterage
removal of remaining pieces of the placenta or clotted blood
spontaneous abortion
miscarriage
septic abortion
missed abortion, except with the added complication of infection