CPT® 61651, Under Cerebral Endovascular Therapeutic Interventions

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 61651 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Cerebral Endovascular Therapeutic Interventions.

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Summary

The provider uses imaging guidance (live, real–time images projected on a video monitor) to place a catheter into an artery (endovascular) inside the skull (intracranial) for long–term administration of a drug that is not a thrombolytic (clot–dissolving) drug. He performs contrast–enhanced imaging of the vascular structures (diagnostic angiography). Report this code for each additional artery intracranial artery the provider accesses after the first.

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