CPT® 36906, Under Dialysis Circuit Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 36906 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Dialysis Circuit Procedures.

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Under fluoroscopic guidance (live X–rays which can be viewed on a monitor), the provider introduces a catheter into a vessel in the dialysis circuit and extracts a blood clot (hematoma) with special instruments (thrombectomy) and/or injects a drug to dissolve the clot (pharmacological thrombolytic injection); he also finds a narrowed segment in the outer area of the circuit, which he dilates and then places a stent to keep the vessel lumen (channel) open. The procedure includes diagnostic angiography and radiological supervision and interpretation.

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