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PICC line via right internal jugular vein

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    Default Kindly suggest cpts- PICC line via right internal jugular vein
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    Procedure: After obtaining informed consent, the patient was placed in a
    supine position and the right neck prepped and draped in sterile fashion.
    The skin was anesthetized with 1% lidocaine. Under ultrasound guidance, a
    micropuncture needle was used to access the right internal jugular vein.
    Using Seldinger technique, a 10 cm in length dual lumen PICC line was
    placed with the distal tip in the superior vena cava. The catheter was
    secured in place with 3.0 nylon sutures and a sterile dressing applied.
    The patient tolerated the procedure well and was transported to his room
    in stable condition.
    IMPRESSION:
    Status-post ultrasound fluoroscopically guided placement of dual lumen
    PICC line via right internal jugular vein as described above.
    Last edited by sateeshtv; 09-04-2009 at 08:04 AM. Reason: to change title

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    Procedure: After obtaining informed consent, the patient was placed in a
    supine position and the right neck prepped and draped in sterile fashion.
    The skin was anesthetized with 1% lidocaine. Under ultrasound guidance, a
    micropuncture needle was used to access the right internal jugular vein.
    Using Seldinger technique, a 10 cm in length dual lumen PICC line was
    placed with the distal tip in the superior vena cava. The catheter was
    secured in place with 3.0 nylon sutures and a sterile dressing applied.
    The patient tolerated the procedure well and was transported to his room
    in stable condition.
    IMPRESSION:
    Status-post ultrasound fluoroscopically guided placement of dual lumen
    PICC line via right internal jugular vein as described above.
    36555 if patient is under 5 yrs old, 36556 if older than 5 yrs. old, 77001 for fluoro and 76937 for U/s if a hard copy image was taken.

    I hope this helps you,
    Jim Pawloski CIRCC, R.T. (CV)

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