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CSI Stealth device a cutting balloon?

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    Greater Portland (Maine)
    Default CSI Stealth device a cutting balloon?
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    Is the CSI Stealth device considered a cutting balloon? In other words, if iliac atherectomy is performed with a CSI Stealth device, followed by balloon angioplasty and subsequent stent placement because of residual 40% stenosis, can I use 0238T? Or is atherectomy with the CSI Stealth device considered plain-old balloon angioplasty?
    RCBartholomew, CPC-H, CEDC

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    Columbus, Oh
    Since stent placement was done in addition to atherectomy and angioplasty I would code 37221. Hope this helps.

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