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Table 1 Description of Procedure (ICD-9-CM) Codes Used to Identify Adhesiolysis-Related Surgical Procedures

From: The inpatient burden of abdominal and gynecological adhesiolysis in the US

ICD-9-CM Procedure Code Brief Description
Nongynecologic
   54.5 Lysis of peritoneal adhesions
   54.51 Laparoscopic lysis of peritoneal adhesions
   54.59 Other lysis of peritoneal adhesions
   56.81 Lysis of intraluminal adhesions of ureter
   57.12 Lysis of intraluminal adhesions with incision into bladder
   57.41 Transurethral lysis of intraluminal adhesions
   58.5 Release of urethral structure
   59.01 Ureterolysis with freeing or repositioning of ureter for retroperitoneal fibrosis
   59.02 Other lysis of perirenal or periureteral adhesions
   59.03 Laparoscopic lysis of perirenal or periureteral adhesions
   59.11 Other lysis of perivesical adhesions
   59.12 Laparoscopic lysis of perivesical adhesions
   68.21 Division of endometrial synechiae
Gynecologic
   65.8 Lysis of adhesions of ovary and fallopian tube
   65.81 Laparoscopic lysis of adhesions of ovary and fallopian tube
   65.89 Other lysis of adhesions of ovary and fallopian tube
   70.13 Lysis of intraluminal adhesions of vagina
   71.01 Lysis of vulvar adhesions
  1. ICD-9-CM = International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification.