CPT® 73706, Under Diagnostic Radiology (Diagnostic Imaging) Procedures of the Lower Extremities

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 73706 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Diagnostic Radiology (Diagnostic Imaging) Procedures of the Lower Extremities.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider performs a computed tomography angiography of the lower extremity. He uses contrast and may take noncontrast images as well. After taking the images, he uses a computerized process to select the most relevant view of the images taken. The provider performs this radiology procedure for screening of arterial disease and help providers detect aneurysms, thrombosis, and ischemia in the arteries.

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