CPT® 78802, Under Other Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 78802 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Other Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine Procedures.

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Summary

The provider uses a gamma–emitting radioactive tracer to diagnose and localize a tumor, inflammatory process, or radiopharmaceutical agent distribution. Vascular flow and blood pool imaging to determine how well the heart is pumping blood are included if performed. This code represents single–day imaging of the whole body.

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