CPT® 36479, Under Endovascular Ablation Therapy of Incompetent Extremity Veins

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 36479 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Endovascular Ablation Therapy of Incompetent Extremity Veins.

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Summary

In this add–on procedure the provider inserts a specially designed laser ablation catheter probe through the skin and destroys the wall of a diseased vein in a single extremity. The provider performs this procedure to ablate subsequent veins in the same session as ablation of the initial vein.

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