CPT® 36819, Under Hemodialysis Access, Intervascular Cannulation for Extracorporeal Circulation, or Shunt Insertion Procedures on Arteries and Veins

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 36819 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Hemodialysis Access, Intervascular Cannulation for Extracorporeal Circulation, or Shunt Insertion Procedures on Arteries and Veins.

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Summary

The provider creates an arteriovenous anastomosis by connecting the basilic vein to the brachial artery in the upper arm to provide better vascular access in patients with kidney failure who will receive hemodialysis treatment.

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