CPT® 36450, Under Venipuncture and Transfusion Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 36450 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Venipuncture and Transfusion Procedures.

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In this procedure, the provider slowly removes a specific amount of blood from the umbilical blood vessel of a newborn patient. He simultaneously injects an equal amount of healthy blood or plasma from a donor. The provider commonly performs this procedure to treat severe cases of jaundice to control the amount of bilirubin in the blood.

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