CPT® 33264, Under Pacemaker or Implantable Defibrillator Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33264 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Pacemaker or Implantable Defibrillator Procedures.

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Summary

The provider removes a previously placed implantable defibrillator pulse generator from the patient and replaces it with a new one. He performs this procedure for a patient with leads to at least three chambers of the heart. Defibrillators sense and regulate the heart rate by delivering a mild electric shock when the patient requires it. Components need to be removed when they no longer function properly or when an infection occurs.

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