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documentation for selective renal angiography during heart cath

mshelly87

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What kind of documentation is required to be in the report when a physician does a selective renal angiography during heart cath. I have seen that is is required to have a complete renal ultrasound report even reporting on venous phase. Is this really required? I have been able to finally get my doc's to say whether they selectively or non selectively engaged the renal artery but I am really not clear on what needs to be in the documentation. Thanks alot, shelly.
 

Cyndi113

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From my understanding, they need to say they selectively engaged the cath into the renal artery(ies), shot the contrast and then give a result for the renal(s).
 
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