CPT® 61645, Under Cerebral Endovascular Therapeutic Interventions

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 61645 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Cerebral Endovascular Therapeutic Interventions.

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Using fluoroscopy, live X–rays displayed on a video monitor, the provider inserts a catheter percutaneously (through a small incision in the skin) into an intracranial artery, a branch of the carotid artery, and removes a clot using a mechanical device and/or dissolves the clot by means of thrombolytic infusion. The procedure includes catheter placement, injection of thrombolytic medication, and diagnostic angiography (contrast–enhanced imaging of blood vessels).

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