CPT® 33840, Under Repair Procedures for Aortic Anomalies

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33840 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Repair Procedures for Aortic Anomalies.

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Summary

The provider excises the stricture, which is narrowing the patient’s aorta, and then anastomoses, or connects the two ends of the aorta together. He may also repair a patent ductus arteriosus, which is an abnormal communication between the pulmonary artery and the aorta, if present, by ligating or joining the blood vessels together. 

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