CPT Codes For Incision Procedures On The Abdomen, Peritoneum, And Omentum

Below is a list summarizing the CPT codes for incision procedures on the abdomen, peritoneum, and omentum.

CPT Code 49000

CPT 49000 describes exploratory laparotomy and exploratory celiotomy with or without biopsy(s) as a separate procedure.

CPT Code 49002

CPT 49002 describes the reopening of a recent laparotomy.

CPT Code 49010

CPT 49010 describes exploring the retroperitoneal area with or without biopsy(s) as a separate procedure.

CPT Code 49013

CPT 49013 describes preperitoneal pelvic packing for hemorrhage associated with pelvic trauma, including local exploration.

CPT Code 49014

CPT 49014 describes the re-exploration of a pelvic wound by removing preperitoneal pelvic packing, including repacking.

CPT Code 49020

CPT 49020 describes the open drainage of a peritoneal abscess or localized peritonitis, excluding appendiceal abscess.

CPT Code 49040

CPT 49040 describes the open drainage of a subdiaphragmatic or subphrenic abscess.

CPT Code 49060

CPT 49060 describes the open drainage of a retroperitoneal abscess.

CPT Code 49062

CPT 49062 describes the open drainage of an extraperitoneal lymphocele to the peritoneal cavity.

CPT Code 49082

CPT 49082 describes abdominal paracentesis (diagnostic or therapeutic) without imaging guidance.

CPT Code 49083

CPT 49083 describes abdominal paracentesis with imaging guidance, both diagnostic and therapeutic.

CPT Code 49084

CPT 49084 describes peritoneal lavage, including imaging guidance, when performed.

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