CPT® 92979, Under Therapeutic Cardiovascular Services and Procedures on the Coronary Vessels

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 92979 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Therapeutic Cardiovascular Services and Procedures on the Coronary Vessels.

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Summary

In this add–on procedure, the provider advances a catheter into an additional coronary vessel or previously placed graft after the first using ultrasound or optical coherence tomography to view the extent of the blockage, placement of a stent, or other procedure on the heart before or after therapeutic intervention. He then interprets the images and reports the findings. Use this code to report the imaging of the initial vessel.

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