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    Default Peripheral angioplasty help

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    Can anyone help me with coding the following scenario?

    aortoiliac angiogram with bilat runoff followed by percutaneous angioplasty from a vein graft going from the common femoral artery to the below-the-knee popliteal artery, angioplasty of the common femoral artery, and angioplasty of the profunda artery.

    Thanks so much.

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    do you have the whole report? Are you questioning how many angioplasties you would do? Based on this, I would think 2. 75962/35474 for the fem/pop graft and common femoral angioplasty and 75964/35474 for the profunda femoris artery.
    Last edited by MLS2; 11-18-2008 at 11:10 AM.

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    I guess I'm questioning how to code for an angioplasty of the bypass graft more than anything.

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    My thinking is since the bypass graft involves the femoral and popliteal arteries you would use the fem/pop angioplasty (75962/35474)

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