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Gen replacement/pocket revision ???

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    Can someone help me with this one.. and is there enough documentation to really code the pocket revision?

    Generator pin replacement and pocket revision.

    PROCEDURE: After the procedure was explained and the risks and
    benefits were explained the area of the left clavicle was prepped
    and draped in a sterile fashion. 1% Xylocaine was infiltrated. A
    3-cm incision was made. The generator was taken out. The LV
    lead on the generator the plug was taken out, an adaptor was
    placed, and the LV lead area attached it to the LV lead. After
    this testing was done and found to be adequate. Subcutaneous
    tissues were sutured in a continuous manner using 2-0 Vicryl. The
    pocket was revised a little bit. Steri-Strips were placed. LV
    lead threshold was 1.25 volts 310 ohms. We put an Oscor lead
    adapter, model #BLV/BIS-4403, serial #BIU65602. The patient
    tolerated the procedure well.


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