Open Procedure CPT Code

Open surgery is a traditional surgical procedure in which an incision is made on the skin with the help of a scalpel. Open surgeries are not common and require minimally invasive surgical techniques and sometimes no incision at all in some cases. An 8 to 10-inch incision is made in open surgery.

    Open Cholecystectomy CPT Code

    The surgery to remove gall bladder is known as a cholecystectomy. In open cholecystectomy, a small incision is made on the abdomen to remove the gall bladder. It is recommended when a patient is diagnosed with gall stones and other problems. CPT code for open cholecystectomy is 47600.

    Open Procedure CPT Code

    Open Reduction Internal Fixation CPT Code

    Open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) is the readjustment of bones and joints by making an incision. The broken bones are fixed to their defined position through internal fixation (hardware like screws, rods, plates and metal pins are used). The CPT code is 25607- 08.

    Open Lysis of Adhesions CPT Code

    Adhesions are the connections between organs that are mostly developed after surgery. Lysis of adhesions is necessary and requires a surgical opening for removal. Small incisions are made on the abdomen and a laparoscope is inserted inside the body or a large cut is made for open lysis of adhesions. CPT code is 44005 and 44180.

    Open Repair of Distal Hamstring Tendon CPT Code

    In the open repair of distal hamstring tendon, a small cut is made on the distal part of the hamstring tendon and the broken tendon is repaired. The muscles surrounding it are also affected during this open surgery. The CPT code for distal hamstring tendon repair is 27385.

    CPT Code for Open Peritoneal Biopsy 

    The peritoneum is the lining of the abdominal cavity which contains lungs, stomach, and other vital organs. An open peritoneal biopsy is performed by making an incision and taking a sample of peritoneum for diagnosis. The CPT code for an open peritoneal biopsy is 38999.

    CPT Code for Open Simple Prostatectomy

    The simple prostatectomy is quite technical. In this procedure, a small incision is made on the lower abdomen and gall bladder is pushed aside. A cut is made on the prostate gland to take out the core. After removal of the core, the prostate shell is stitched back and the incision is closed. The CPT code is 51050.

    Open Diverting Loop Colostomy CPT Code

    A diverting loop colostomy is the procedure of loop colon exteriorization to the stoma. A stoma is an opening where the stomach and intestines are allowed to pass wastes. In diverting loop colostomy, the distill limb and proximal limb open in stoma and both are not transected. The CPT code is 44141, 44146, 44208.

    CPT Code for Open MCL Reconstruction with Allograft

    MCL is the abbreviation of medial collateral ligament. In MCL reconstruction with allograft, the ligament of a donor is grafted in place of torn or defected ligament. This procedure of MCL reconstruction is performed by making an open incision. The CPT code is 27405.

    CPT Code for Open Closure of a Major Bronchial Fistula 

    Bronchial fistula is a pathological connection between the bronchial tree and the pleural space. This major bronchial fistula is closed by making an incision on the chest. The sutures are used to stitch back the opening. Open closure of major bronchial fistula is under the CPT code 32815.

    CPT Code for Open Removal of Gastric Band

    A gastric band is one of the weight-loss surgical placement in which a silicone band is placed around the upper portion of the stomach to reduce the size of the stomach. This gastric band can be removed by making an open incision on the abdomen. The CPT code for this procedure is 43999.

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