CPT® 33979, Under Cardiac Assist Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33979 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 implantable ventricular assist device (VAD) into a patient’s heart. The provider performs this procedure in patients who have weak hearts or heart failure. This code is applicable to a single ventricle.

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