HERNIA REPAIR Procedures and Related CPT and ICD-9 Procedure Codes





CPT Code CPT Description ICD -9 Procedure



49495 Repair initial inguinal hernia, under age 6 months, with or without
hydrocelectomy; reducible
5300



49496 incarcerated or strangulated 5300



49500 Repair initial inguinal hernia, age 6 months to under 5 years, with
or without hydrocelectomy; reducible
5300



49501 incarcerated or strangulated 5300



49505 Repair initial inguinal hernia, age 5 years or over; reducible 5300



49507 incarcerated or strangulated 5300



49520 Repair recurrent inguinal hernia, any age; reducible 5300



49521 incarcerated or strangulated 5300



49525 Repair inguinal hernia; sliding, any age 5300



49540 Repair lumbar hernia 539



49550 Repair initial femoral hernia, any age; reducible 5329



49553 incarcerated or strangulated 5329



49555 Repair recurrent femoral hernia; reducible 5329



49557 incarcerated or strangulated 5329



49560 Repair initial incisional or ventral hernia; reducible 5351



49561 incarcerated or strangulated 5351



49565 Repair recurrent incisional or ventral hernia; reducible 5351



49566 incarcerated or strangulated 5351



49568 Implantation of mesh or other prosthesis for incisional or ventral
hernia repair (List separately in addition to code for the incisional
or ventral hernia repair)
5351
(49565)



49570 Repair epigastric hernia (e.g. Preperitoneal fat); reducible
(separate procedure)
5359



49572 incarcerated or strangulated 5359



49580 Repair umbilical hernia, under age 5 years; reducible 5359



49582 incarcerated or strangulated 5359



49585 Repair umbilical hernia, age 5 years or over; reducible 5349



49587 incarcerated or strangulated 5349



49590 Repair spigelian hernia 5359



49600 Repair of small omphalocele, with primary closure 5349



49605 Repair of large omphalocele or gastroschisis; with or without
prosthesis
5341



49606 with removal of prosthesis, final reduction and closure, in
operating room
5341



49610 Repair of omphalocele (Gross type operation); first stage 5349



49611 second stage 5349

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