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Old 02-08-2011, 08:00 AM
AshleyMartin AshleyMartin is offline
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Default Coronary Artery Modifier

Does anyone have a diagram or listing of what branches are under the LC, LD and RC modifier? I am having trouble finding something that is easy to understand. I have a patient whose SVG to the mid proximal circumflex and distal circumflex was stented and I do not know which modifier to use.
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Old 02-08-2011, 08:28 AM
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LC = left main, circumflex, obtuse marginal 1 and 2

LD = left anterior descending, diagonal 1 and 2

RC = right coronary, posterior descending, and pls

You would use the LC modifier in your instance.

With the grafts it will depend on the artery that it is serving.
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