CPT® 33978, Under Cardiac Assist Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33978 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Cardiac Assist Procedures.

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Summary

The provider removes a previously inserted ventricular assist device (VAD). The provider performs this procedure when the patient stabilizes after the placement of the initial VAD in a separate procedure. This code is applicable to both ventricles.

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