I've been coding cardiology for a year now and here's what I know...
You are right; when the documentation clearly states 'Left Ventriculography"
the only way they can do this is crossing the aortic valve - 93510.
Pressures are then taken there and as they pull back across the valve
antegrade. When we have doc only stating 'Coronary angiography" without
any mention of ventriculography or any results as 'Pressures Taken', then
the only code that fits is 93508.
Hope this helps.
St. Louis, Mo
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