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Table 2 Description of Procedure (CPT) Codes Used to Identify Adhesiolysis-Related Surgical Procedures to Estimate Expenditures for Surgeons' Servicesa

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

CPT Code Brief Description
44005 Enterolysis (freeing of intestinal adhesion)
50715 Ureterolysis, with or without repositioning of ureter for retroperitoneal fibrosis
50722 Ureterolysis for ovarian vein syndrome
50725 Ureterolysis for retrocaval ureter, with reanastomosis of upper urinary tract or vena cava
58660 Laparoscopy, surgical; with lysis of adhesions (salpingolysis, ovariolysis) (separate)
58559 Hysteroscopy with lysis of intrauterine adhesions (any method)
56441 Lysis of labial adhesions
58740 Lysis of adhesions (salpingolysis, ovariolysis)
  1. CPT = Current Procedural Terminology.
  2. a CPT codes 56304 and 58985 were replaced by code 58660, and CPT code 57451 was retired.