Umbilical Hernia Repair CPT Code

Umbilical hernia repair is the process of repairing hernia present in the umbilical code. Thehernia originates from the inner lining of abdomen and during umbilical hernia repair this bulged out soft tissue mass is restored in the belly button. A surgical incision is required in this procedure.

Open Umbilical Hernia Repair CPT Code


In an open umbilical hernia repair procedure, an incision is made near the site where hernia is present. The tissues are restored backwards and then the wound is stitched. Sometimes, the hernia is cut off. The CPT code used for this process is 49585.

Umbilical Hernia Repair CPT Code


Recurrent Umbilical Hernia Repair CPT Code

The hernia can be treated by surgical removal or laparoscopy but it keeps coming back. So,multiple surgeries are required to treat umbilical hernia. This is called as recurrent umbilical hernia repair. The CPT code used for recurrent umbilical hernia repair is 49587.

Laparoscopic Umbilical Hernia Repair CPT Code

In laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair, a laparoscope is used to insert inside the body. The
laparoscope have a tiny camera fixed on the tip which shows the inside imaging. Laparoscopy is the most efficient and safest procedure of treatment. The CPT code used for this procedure is 49652.

Incarcerated Umbilical Hernia Reapir CPT Code

Even after surgery, the hernia may keep recovering and operation is required for this purpose. Sutures or a piece of mesh are required for the repair. An incision is made near hernia, and the tissues are restored. The CPT code used for this process is 49561.

Robotic Umbilical Hernia Reapir CPT Code

Robotic surgery is the other name of laparoscopic surgery. The laparoscope is inserted inside the body and the soft bulging tissues are restored to their place. The laparoscope contains a camera. The CPT code for this procedure is 49652.

Open Recurrent Umbilical Hernia Repair CPT Code

Open surgery involves a surgical incision which is made near the hernia site. After incision, the soft
bulging tissues are restored to their place and then the wound is stitched with sutures or a small mesh. The CPT code used for open recurrent umbilical hernia repair is 49580 to 49587.

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Umbilical Hernia Reapir CPT Code

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the procedure of removing gall bladder. Several small incisions are made and during gall bladder removal, the soft bulging tissues are also restored with the help of laparoscope. The CPT code used for this process is 49650.

Primary Umbilical Hernia Repair CPT Code

Primary umbilical hernia repair involves a small incision of 2 to 3 cm which is made just below the
belly button. This incision restores the bulged out tissues. So, the CPT code used for this procedure is 49585.

Panniculectomy With Umbilical Hernia Repair CPT Code

Panniculectomy is the procedure of removing excessive fat from lower abdomen. The panniculectomy and umbilical hernia repair can be combined and the hernia can be restored or cut off. Both of the procedures require surgical incision. The CPT code used for this surgical procedure is 49652.

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