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    Here is my "op report".
    Procedure: Elective Dialysis Catheter Insertion.

    The patient was appropriately positioned. Observing universal precautions, the skin was sterilely prepped and draped. Appropriate anesthesia was achieved. A 14 French Mahurkar Double Lumen antimicrobial-coated catheter was inserted in the left Femoral vein without difficulty.

    I believe this would constitute a central venous catheter but I'm not sure. Please help :/

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    We use 36140 for the Femoral Vein. I hope this helps.
    Have a good day.
    Teresa Cooper. CGSC
    Last edited by; 01-18-2011 at 11:08 AM. Reason: Transposed numbers in procedure code

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