CPT® 33522, Under Combined Arterial-Venous Grafting for Coronary Bypass

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33522 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Combined Arterial-Venous Grafting for Coronary Bypass.

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Summary

The provider diverts blood flow from damaged vessels in the heart by grafting five vein segments taken from another location, such as the leg, while undergoing a coronary artery bypass grafting procedure that includes both venous and arterial grafting. He performs the procedure to restore circulation, improve the function of the heart, and decrease symptoms like angina.

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