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CPT Codes: Year 2002 - AMA (Common Procedural Terminology)
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass with Roux Y Limb ( Limb less than 100 cm)    No CPT Code
Gastric Bypass with Roux Y Limb  43846  
 - with sm. Bowel reconstruction to limit absorption  43847  
Gastric Restrictive Procedure - Vertical banded gastroplasty  43842  
 - other than vertical gastroplasty  43843  
Revision gastro-jejunal anastomosis with reconstruction  43860  
Unlisted Laparoscopic Procedure Stomach  43659  
Laparoscopic Cholesystectomy  47562  
Laparoscopic Enterolysis  44200  
Unlisted Abdominal Procedure  49999  
Unlisted Open Procedure Stomach  43999  
Office Consultation  / new or established patient: (includes 1) a comprehensive history, 2) a comprehensive examination and 3) medical decision making of high complexity).  99245  

 

ICD-9: 2002 - WHO - International Classification of Diseases - 9th. Revision - CM
Diagnosis  Morbid Obesity  278.01
   GERD  530.81
   Diabetes Type 2 - adult onset- non insulin dependent  250.00
   Diabetes Type 2 - adult inset - insulin dependent or not  250.02
   Reflux Esophagitis  530.11
   Hypertension - Essential - Benign  401.1
   Hypertension - Essential - Malignant  401.0
   Hypertension - Essential - Benign w. heart involvement  402.10
   Hypertension - Essential - Malignant w. heart involvement  402.00
   Hypertension - Essential - Benign w. renal involvement  403.10
   Hypertension - Essential - Malignant  w. renal involvement  403.00
   Coronary Atherosclerosis - unspecified  414.00
   Angina - Unspecified  413.9
   Hyperlipidemia  272.4
   Hypercholesterolemia  272.0
   Pickwickian Syndrome  278.8
   Amenorrhea  626.0
   Osteo-arthritis - Degenerative - Multiple Sites  715.99
   Sleep Apnea  780.57
   Cholelithiasis  574.2


       

Essential websites on  Morbid Obesity

> Basics about overweight and Obesity: NIH CDC Consensus

> Obesity and Genetics: CDC Update

> Body Mass index Classification and Calculation: Adult and Children

> Obesity trends

> Nutrition and Physical Activities: CDC Website

Statistics Related to Overweight and Obesity

> Weight Control Information Network: A NIH Product

American Obesity Association

> American Obesity Association



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