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    Default Hepatic Venous Pressure

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    Is there a code for hepatic venous wedge pressure recording WITHOUT a concommitant venography? My doctor did a RHC, then; "The catheter was placed into the hepatic system and a hepatic wedge pressure was performed. The catheter was then removed."

    I was looking at 36011 with 75889, but I don't believe that is correct since he did not do venography.

    Thank you for any assistance

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    Selective catheterization of hepatic vein with pressure measurements only is 75889-52/36011 Per Interventional Radiology Coder.

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