CPT® 00534, Under Anesthesia for Intrathoracic Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 00534 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Anesthesia for Intrathoracic Procedures.

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The provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing the procedure of transvenous cardioverter–defibrillator insertion in which another provider inserts a device, via a blood vessel in the neck, into the chambers of the heart as a treatment for irregular beating of the heart. The surgical provider’s procedure may involve replacing the pacing cardioverter–defibrillator as well.

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