CPT® 33928, Under Heart/Lung Transplantation Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33928 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Heart/Lung Transplantation Procedures.

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Summary

The provider removes a previously placed artificial heart and implants a new one as a temporary measure until a donor heart is found or for patients who are not eligible for a heart transplant and require permanent mechanical cardiac support. The replaced artificial heart may have failed or a newer model may be required for other reasons.

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