CPT® 33990, Under Cardiac Assist Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33990 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 a ventricular assist device (VAD) percutaneously, or through the skin, and into the patient’s left heart under radiological guidance. The provider uses the arterial system to access the left heart.

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