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  1. #1
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    Apr 2007
    Detroit Chapter

    Default Caths and angios ... HELP PLEASE!!!

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    My doc dictated:
    1.Rt lower extremity runoff via lt common femoral artery retrograde access.
    2.Atherectomy with a CSI 2.0 classic bur to the rt peroneal
    3. rt peroneal artery angioplasty with a 2.5x20mm balloon
    4. CSI artherectomy with a 2.0 classi bur to the rt posterior tibial artery
    5. Angioplasty of the right posterior tibial artery with a 2.5x20mm balloon
    6. intravascular nitroglycerin injections
    7. aspiration thrombectomy of the rt popiteal and rt peroneal with pronto catheter
    8. Suction aspiration with an angiojet catheter to the rt popitealand rt peroneal arteries
    9. cragg-mcnamara lysis catheter placement in the rt popiteal and peroneal arteries 50 cm infusion lenght ( last procedure done after angiogram)
    10. bolus injection of TPA to the rt popiteal and peroneal arteries
    11. radiologic supervision and interpretation

    Please help me code this

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Phoenix, AZ


    Shay, please post the procedural note. Also, if you post this in Cardiology you might receive more timely responses.
    Cyndi Allen, CPC, CIRCC
    2015 Local Chapter President, Casa Grande, AZ

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