anesthesia for whipple procedure cpt code
A Whipple operation is performed for: cancer of the head of the pancreas, cancer of the duodenum, cholangiocarcinoma, cancer of the ampulla (where the bile and pancreatic duct enter the duodenum). [ A Whipple operation may also be performed for noncancerous disorders such as chronic pancreatitis and benign tumors of the head of the pancreas. AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM Detail ]
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