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    Help with Infrarenal adbominal aortic aneurysm repair

    Please help with coding this surgery, thanks POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Complex infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm with highly angulated neck, short neck, and tortuous iliac arteries. * OPERATION PERFORMED: Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm with open femoral exploration...
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    Vascular surgery

    I was wondering if anyone have heard of aortic relining. Looking for CPT Code.
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    LHC with Abdominal Aortic Angiogram

    Can anyone tell me what the codes would be for a LHC with Abdominal Aortic Angiogram? The Abdominal aortic angiogram revealed some diffuse atherosclerosis in the abdominal aorta, and both iliac arteries have some atherosclerosis in the right and left. Pt also had a LHC. Thanks for any help
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    thoracic aortic aneurysm

    I think this should be coded as 33864 but I don't see the coronary artery buttons being reimplanted into the graft. I greatly appreciate your input!! Here is the op note: A median sternotomy performed without complication. The patient was heparinized. The patient was cannulated with a 29 fr...
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    Charge for intracopertive TEE during AVR (for facility)

    Charge for intraoperative TEE during AVR (for facility) Question regarding Intraoperative TEE for facility during open AVR surgery. I am not familiar with the non invasive cardiology side for facility coding. However the cardiology dept is asking if they are able to charge/code for their...
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    Billing Proctored Cases

    Dr. A. is proctoring Dr. K. in abdominal aortic endografts. Based on the dictation, it looks like Dr. K. was the primary operator, but Dr. A was also listed. Would a modifier -62 be the most appropriate in this case, or does the fact that it's a proctored case change things? Thank you! Edit...
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