CPT Code for Cystoscopy

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The urinary tract is one of the most complicated systems in the human body. It can develop infections as well as damage. Even certain types of food and drink can cause a disturbance in how the kidneys function. Here are a few reasons you need the correct CPT Code for Cystoscopy.

If your condition doesn’t immediately present specific indications of what treatment to pursue, tests are conducted to gather more information. Medications are usually given to relieve the condition and standardized medical numbers are used to track them. Confusion isn’t something you want in any health issue so keep track of all paperwork as you process through the examinations and tests.

A urinary condition may include testing for other conditions and each of them have their own code. Due to the number of possibilities a single digit could end up with you going through the wrong set of tests. Even being scheduled for the wrong surgery. If possible, have someone keep track of all these procedures and find out what to expect and what else may be ahead.

Along with urinary conditions comes the very real possibility of assistance devices and all of those have their own medical codes. It is important that you keep track of what those numbers are and if they have assigned something you were not supposed to have. Try to make sure a family member or very close friend is with you at all times, and that they know your medical history and allergies to foods and drugs.

When addressing any medical issue concerning the urinary tract, it is important to keep up on what procedures, medicines and devices are mentioned. And if possible look up the codes yourself to make sure there is no error in connection with your stated symptoms. It is always better to be safe than sorry.

In the example below, CPT code for Cystoscopy :

CPT 0084T Insertion of a temporary prostatic urethral stent
CPT 50385 Removal (via snare/capture) and replacement of internally dwelling ureteral stent via
transurethral approach, without use of cystoscopy, including radiological supervision and
interpretation
CPT 52000 Cystourethroscopy (separate procedure)
CPT 52001 Cystourethroscopy with irrigation and evacuation of multiple obstructing clots
CPT 52005 Cystourethroscopy, with ureteral catheterization, with or without irrigation, instillation, or
ureteropyelography, exclusive of radiologic service;
CPT 52007 Cystourethroscopy, with ureteral catheterization, with or without irrigation, instillation, or
ureteropyelography, exclusive of radiologic service; with brush biopsy of ureter and/or renal
pelvis
CPT 52010 Cystourethroscopy, with ejaculatory duct catheterization, with or without irrigation,
instillation, or duct radiography, exclusive of radiologic service
CPT 52204 Cystourethroscopy, with biopsy(s)
CPT 52214 Cystourethroscopy, with fulguration (including cryosurgery or laser surgery) of trigone,
bladder neck, prostatic fossa, urethra, or periurethral glands
CPT 52250 Cystourethroscopy with insertion of radioactive substance, with or without biopsy or
fulguration
CPT 52260 Cystourethroscopy, with dilation of bladder for interstitial cystitis; general or conduction
(spinal) anesthesia
CPT 52265 Cystourethroscopy, with dilation of bladder for interstitial cystitis; local anesthesia
CPT 52270 Cystourethroscopy, with internal urethrotomy; female
CPT 52275 Cystourethroscopy, with internal urethrotomy; male
CPT 52276 Cystourethroscopy with direct vision internal urethrotomy
CPT 52277 Cystourethroscopy, with resection of external sphincter (sphincterotomy)
CPT 52281 Cystourethroscopy, with calibration and/or dilation of urethral stricture or stenosis, with or
without meatotomy, with or without injection procedure for cystography, male or female
CPT 52282 Cystourethroscopy, with insertion of permanent urethral stent
CPT 52283 Cystourethroscopy, with steroid injection into stricture
CPT 52285 Cystourethroscopy for treatment of the female urethral syndrome with any or all of the
following: urethral meatotomy, urethral dilation, internal urethrotomy, lysis of
urethrovaginal septal fibrosis, lateral incisions of the bladder neck, and fulguration of
polyp(s) of urethra, bladder neck, and/or trigone
CPT 52290 Cystourethroscopy; with ureteral meatotomy, unilateral or bilateral
CPT 52305 Cystourethroscopy; with incision or resection of orifice of bladder diverticulum, single or
multiple
CPT 52310 Cystourethroscopy, with removal of foreign body, calculus, or ureteral stent from urethra or
bladder (separate procedure); simple
CPT 52315 Cystourethroscopy, with removal of foreign body, calculus, or ureteral stent from urethra or
bladder (separate procedure); complicated
CPT 52317 Litholapaxy: crushing or fragmentation of calculus by any means in bladder and removal of
fragments; simple or small (less than 2.5 cm)
CPT 52318 Litholapaxy: crushing or fragmentation of calculus by any means in bladder and removal of
fragments; complicated or large (over 2.5 cm)
CPT 52332 Cystourethroscopy, with insertion of indwelling ureteral stent (eg, Gibbons or double-J type)
CPT 52334 Cystourethroscopy with insertion of ureteral guide wire through kidney to establish a
percutaneous nephrostomy, retrograde