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    Default upgrade from a DC ICD to a BIV ICD

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    The physician performed an upgrade from a DC ICD to a BIV ICD.

    The old generator was removed, the existing RA lead and existing RV lead was connected to the new device under fluoroscopic guidance, a new CS lead was inserted, the new device was inserted into the pocket. DFT was performed showing a DFT < 18J.

    This is what I was thinking:

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    I would say your codes are correct for the upgrade

    33240 remove old gen
    33241 insert new gen
    33225 add new 3rd lead
    93641 test leads
    7109026 fluoro

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