CPT® 33572, Under Coronary Endarterectomy Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33572 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Coronary Endarterectomy Procedures.

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Summary

The provider accesses the coronary artery during a coronary artery bypass graft procedure, incises the artery needing treatment, and removes plaque as necessary. Plaque reduces blood flow in the coronary arteries and may break off and lodge in a narrow portion. This causes complete obstruction of the artery, resulting in an infarction and damage to the ventricle.

 

 

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