CPT® 78800, Under Other Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 78800 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Other Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine Procedures.

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The provider uses a gamma–emitting radioactive tracer to diagnose and localize a tumor, inflammatory process, or radiopharmaceutical agent distribution in a single body area. Vascular flow and blood pool imaging to determine how well the heart is pumping blood are included if performed. This code represents planar (two–dimensional), single–day imaging of a single area such as the head, neck, chest, or pelvis. 

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