Below is a list summarizing the CPT codes for pancreas transplantation procedures.
CPT Code 48550
CPT 48550 describes donor pancreatectomy (including cold preservation), with or without duodenal segment for transplantation.
CPT Code 48551
CPT 48551 describes backbench preparation of a cadaver donor pancreas allograft before transplantation, including dissection from surrounding soft tissues, splenectomy, duodenotomy, ligation of the bile duct, ligation of mesenteric vessels, and Y-graft arterial anastomoses from iliac artery to the superior mesenteric artery and splenic artery.
CPT Code 48552
CPT 48552 describes backbench reconstruction of a cadaver donor pancreas allograft before transplantation, including venous anastomosis.
CPT Code 48554
CPT 48554 describes the transplantation of a pancreatic allograft.
CPT Code 48556
CPT 48556 describes the removal of a transplanted pancreatic allograft.