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CPT Code 49460 is for the mechanical removal of obstructions from feeding tubes under fluoroscopic guidance.[1]

Specifically, the code states:

Mechanical removal of obstructive material from gastrostomy, duodenostomy, jejunostomy, gastro-jejunostomy, or cecostomy (or other colonic) tube, any method, under fluoroscopic guidance including contrast injection(s), if performed, image documentation and report.

1.References:https://www.bostonscientific.com/content/dam/bostonscientific/Reimbursement/Gastroenterology/pdf/Enteral_Feeding_Coding_and_Payment_Quick_Reference.pdf