Hiatal Hernia Repair CPT Code

Hiatal hernia is a condition in which a part of soft tissues bulge out of the stomach. The hiatal hernia is exactly present at a point here chest is differentiated from abdomen. Hiatus is a small opening which allows passing esophagus to join stomach. In hiatal hernia, the small portion of stomach bulges out of this hiatal opening and enters in to the chest cavity. Hiatal hernia repair is the process of restoration of bulged out stomach tissues to their place. The repairing process involves surgical restoration of tissues and tightening of hiatal opening for lasting results.

    Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair CPT Code

    Laparoscopic hiatal hernia is the process of restoring stomach soft tissues. This is performed with the help of a laparoscope. Laparoscope is a long tube with a camera on it. It is inserted inside the body to treat hernia. The CPT code for this process is 43282 and 43281.

    Hiatal Hernia Repair CPT Code

    Open Hiatal Hernia Repair CPT Code

    Open hiatal hernia repair is performed by making an incision on the site near hiatal opening. In this surgery, either the excessive tissue is removed or restored to its position. Also the opening is made further narrow for no more hernia in future. The CPT code for this procedure is 43325, 43328, 43327.

    Robotic Hiatal Hernia Repair CPT Code

    Robotic hiatal hernia repair is the other name of laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair. A laparoscope is used in this process to obtain the inside imaging. The tissues are replaced with this technique and sutures are required for the tightening of hiatal opening. CPT code for this process is 43281 and 43282.

    Recurrent Hiatal Hernia Repair CPT Code

    Recurrent hiatal hernia is the redevelopment of hernia on the hiatal opening. So operation is required for the removal of hernia soft tissues. An incision is made near the site of hiatal opening and then excessive mass is tied to remove surgically. Then sutures are required to make the opening tight. CPT code used for this procedure is 43332 to 43337.

    Sliding Hiatal Hernia Repair CPT Code

    Sliding hiatal hernia repair means restoring the loose bulged out stomach tissues back and narrowing of hiatal opening. Sometimes narrowing of upper sphincter is also required to stop recurrent hiatal hernia. Sliding hernia is same as open hernia repair. The CPT code used for this process is 43327.

    Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repai CPT Code

    In laparoscopic Para esophageal hiatal hernia repair, most of the stomach mass is bulged out to chest cavity. This requires a major surgery with a laparoscope. Laparoscope helps to obtain the inside imaging for better treatment. The CPT code used for this process is 43283.

    Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy With Hiatal Hernia Repair CPT Code

    In sleeve gastrectomy, 80% of the stomach fat is reduced with the help of laparoscopic technique. If there is hiatal hernia found, then during this surgical fat removal, hiatal hernia is also restored or removed from the body. The CPT code used for this process is 43775, 43281- 59.

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