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Cardiovascular System

What are the two subheadings within the Cardiovascular System subsection?

Heart and Pericardium, Arteries and veins

The subspecialty of internal medicine that is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the heart is

Cardiology

In Chapter 16 you learned about coding from which three sections of he CPT?

Surgery, medicine, and radiology

Procedures that break the skin for correction or examination are known as________ procedures

invasive

Procedures that do not break the skin are known as_________ procedures

noninvasive

The study of the heart's electrical system is known as

electrophysiology

The use of radioactive radiologic procedures to aid in the diagnosis of cardiologic conditions is termed ________ _________ Cardiology

nuclear medicine

A catheter that is inserted into an artery and manipulated to a further order is termed ________ placement

selective

A catheter that is inserted into an artery and not manipulated to a further order is termed _______________ Placement

non selective

Surgocal procedures on the Heart and Pericardium subheading contain procedures that are performed through both open surgical sites and

percutaneous

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