In this procedure, the provider restores the blood supply in a narrowed or blocked unilateral iliac artery through an endovascular, open or percutaneous approach. He performs this procedure with transluminal stent placement, a surgical procedure in which the provider places a stent at the site of an occlusion in the blood vessel and expands it against the narrow portion of the wall of the vessel. Use this code when the provider performs this procedure on an initial vessel. This code includes an angioplasty procedure when the provider performs it within same vessel.
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