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    My surgeons don't often do this so I'm having trouble finding a code for this and worry it's unlisted. Anyone have some ideas for me? I appreciate the help!

    Bypass of subclavian vein to right internal jugular vein using 6-mm PTFE graft.

    I'm use to coding bypass grafts of the arteries, not the veins, that's what has me confused.


    Lisi, CPC

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    Have you looked at 35261.

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    Yes but this wasn't a repair, it was an actual bypass. I ended up using the unlisted code 37799. thanks though!


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