CPT® 33016, Under Surgical Procedures on the Pericardium

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33016 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Surgical Procedures on the Pericardium.

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Summary

The provider uses a needle inserted through the chest wall and into the pericardium to drain fluid from the pericardial space; imaging guidance is included in this code when performed.

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