Coding Cystoscopy and Transurethral Procedures

CPT codes for cystoscopy, cystoureteroscopy and cystouretheroscopy codes are in 52000-52700 range.

CPT code 52353 cystoureteroscopy with lithotripsy involves fragmentation of ureteral calculus with a grapser and also includes removal of calculus (CPT 52352). CPT code 52325 should be used when fragmentation of ureteral calculus is done using ultrasonic or hydrolic technique (ESWL).

CPT code 52332 is used for placement of permanent indwelling stent like Double J. Cystoscopic placement or removal of a temporary ureteral catheter (52005) is included in 52320-52355.

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