CPT® 33886, Under Endovascular Repair Procedures of the Descending Thoracic Aorta

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33886 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Endovascular Repair Procedures of the Descending Thoracic Aorta.

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The provider places an extension prosthesis in the descending aorta using a guidewire. He commonly performs this procedure to repair an endoleak in the descending thoracic aorta that had been previously grafted due to an aneurysm, pseudoaneurysm, dissection, penetrating ulcer, intramural hematoma, or traumatic disruption. These endoleaks are due to an exclusion of the aneurysm, which causes backflow of blood into the aneurysm.

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