CPT® 33997, Under Cardiac Assist Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 33997 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 percutaneous right heart ventricular assist device (VAD) and venous cannula. The provider performs this procedure once the VAD helps the patient stabilize, or the patient receives an artificial heart or heart transplantation. The provider performs this service at a different operative encounter after the placement of the VAD.

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