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    What icd-9 code would you use for surveillance ultrasound of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt(TIPS)?


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    I have thought about V58.81, but I wonder was any diagnosis given for this procedure. What was on the order?

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    Just said eval of TIPS, report states Patent Shunt - continue with evaluations

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    I would ask why the TIPS shunt is in and the reason for the shunt even being there would be your diagnosis.

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