CPT® 76706, Under Diagnostic Ultrasound Procedures of the Abdomen and Retroperitoneum

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 76706 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Diagnostic Ultrasound Procedures of the Abdomen and Retroperitoneum.

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Summary

The provider performs an ultrasound (a noninvasive imaging procedure that uses high–frequency sound waves) of the abdominal aorta, the largest artery supplying blood and oxygen to organs and structures in the abdominal cavity in order to screen for an aneurysm, a weakness in the vessel wall that causes it to balloon out.

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