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Old 05-17-2010, 10:26 AM
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Default Right external into common iliac stent placement

provider performed stent placement in the external iliac artery. He covered that stent using a larger stent with a balloon to force dilation. There was significant dissection near the second deployed stent, so he deployed another stent in the internal iliac artery. After the stenting was done he advanced a mulltipurpose catheter into the common iliac artery and performed an angiograph to make sure there was no flow limitations. All of this was does percutaneously. I believe 37205 and 37206 are appropriate for the stent placements, but what do I use for the angiograph.

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Old 05-19-2010, 06:09 PM
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In the CPT book, under the code 37205 & 37206 it references which radiology code to use. And under the radiology code it references 37205 & 37206. check it out....
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Old 05-21-2010, 04:07 PM
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you are correct, that's what I get for relying on my companion guide only. Thanks
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Old 07-05-2011, 11:45 AM
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37205 does not cover iliac artery
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Old 07-05-2011, 12:03 PM
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The Iliac Revasularization codes are the new 37220-37223 codes... 37205 EXCLUDES iliac

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