CPT® 33933, Under Heart/Lung Transplantation Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33933 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Heart/Lung Transplantation Procedures.

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The provider prepares the donor heart and lung that he receives in a cold solution for transplantation to a recipient’s body. He inspects the heart, and excises or sutures the blood vessels, if they need repair, and removes any blood clots. He examines the lungs and removes any pericardial tissue he finds on the lungs. He also excises the trachea, or windpipe, to the necessary length.

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