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21 Oct 2009 I need some help with a code please? A patient presented to the ER with abdominal pain and the ob/gyn on call peformed a laparoscopic treatment for an.Evacuation of Hemoperitoneum CPT - AAPC 30 Jan 2015 We are frequently asked to review documentation to determine if the service performed was an aspiration or drainage procedure. Confusion seems to have grown with the revision of the CPT┬« drainage codes in 2014, so let's take a few minutes to review the guidance regarding reporting these codes and a Is it an Aspiration or Drainage? | Coding Strategies Alternatively, you might consider adding modifier -22 (unusual services) to the delivery code for the documented significant additional work involved with the repair. As for the return to the operating room for blood evacuation: You cannot use 49020, as that code is for draining a peritoneal abscess. Code 49002 (reopening of Postdelivery laceration repair, blood evacuation | OBG Management 10 Feb 2009 Laparoscopic drainage of gross peritonitis and subdiaphragmatic abscess and pelvic abscess. Anesthesia General endotracheal. Complications None noted. Blood Loss No significant blood loss, but 2.5 to 3 liters of fluid were aspirated from the peritoneal cavity including a combination of foul-smelling old Code This! - Optum360Coding.com 1 Aug 2013 The surgeon should first select a series of CPT codes that appropriately reports the specific repairs, excisions, anastomoses, or drainage procedures torn mesenteric blood vessels, small bowel resection without reconstruction, and temporary abdominal closure using a vacuum-assisted wound drainage Coding for damage-control surgery | The Bulletin