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S/P Stent

  1. #1
    Default S/P Stent
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    Is V43.4 appropriate to use for artery stent status.

    V43.4 is:
    Organ or tissue replaced by other means, Blood Vessel.
    V43 Category includes note: organ or tissue assisted by other means, replacement of organ by: artificial device, mechanical device, prosthesis.


  2. #2
    I would believe a stent would fall under artificial device.

  3. #3
    Default S/P Stent
    I usually use V45.82 percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty status. Anyone else?

  4. #4
    Albany, New York
    I agree with Anna W., V45.82 is what I use for stent status.

    Karen Maloney, CPC
    Data Quality Specialist

  5. #5
    Thank you.

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