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A cystourethroscope is passed through the urethra to the bladder to view the urinary collecting system.
The insertion and removal of a temporary stent during diagnostic or therapeutic cystourethroscopic interventions is included in 52320-52355 and not reported separately.
When urodynamics are performed and the physician only interprets the results, the correct modifier would be:
To report the cystourethroscopic removal of a self-retaining indwelling ureteral stent, the correct codes would be 52310 or 52315. What modifier would be applied?
The type of treatment used to treat prostate cancer by placing the radioactive elements directly into the prostate.
Endoscopic procedures within the Urinary subsection, Kidney subheading, are often divided based on this unique factor:
existence of a stoma
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