ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0DF5XZZ

Fragmentation in Esophagus, External Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0DF5XZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0DF5XZZ
Short Description: Fragmentation in Esophagus, External Approach
Long Description: Fragmentation in Esophagus, External Approach

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0DF5XZZ

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The code 0DF5XZZ is a billable procedure code but might NOT BE COVERED BY MEDICARE.

ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0D - Gastrointestinal System
Operation 0DF - Fragmentation
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
5 - Esophagus X - External Z - No Device Z - No Qualifier

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Fragmentation
Definition:
Breaking solid matter in a body part into pieces
Explanation:
Physical force (e.g., manual, ultrasonic) applied directly or indirectly is used to break the solid matter into pieces. The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body. The pieces of solid matter are not taken out
Includes:
Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, transurethral lithotripsy
Approach External
Definition:
Procedures performed directly on the skin or mucous membrane and procedures performed indirectly by the application of external force through the skin or mucous membrane

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