CPT® 33973, Under Cardiac Assist Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33973 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Cardiac Assist Procedures.

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Summary

The provider inserts an intra–aortic balloon into the heart through the ascending aorta. He performs this procedure in patients with an interrupted blood supply for whom a femoral approach is not possible for various reasons.

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