chapter 7

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aneurysm

abnormal weakening of vessel wall with outpouching beyond the normal confines of the vessel

angioplasty

surgical or percutaneous procedure in vessel to dilate the vessel opening

antrotomy

cuting through the antrum wall to make an opening in the sunus

arteriovenous fistula

direct communication between an artery and veing

artery

vessel that generally carries oxygenated blood from heart to body tissue

atrium

chamber in upper part of heart

bypass

to go around

cardiopulmonary

refers to heart and lungs

cardiopulmonary bypass

blood bypasses the heart through a heart lung machine during open heart surgery

component

part

dual chamber pacemaker

electrodes of the placemaker are placed in both the atria and ventricle of heart

electrode

lead attached to generator that carries the electric current from generator to atria or ventricle

electrophysiology

study of electrical system of heart, including arrhythmias

embolism

blockage of blood vessel by blood clot or other matter that has moved from another area of body through circulatory system

endarterectomy

incision into an artery to remove inner lining so as to eliminate disease or blockage

epicardial

over the heart

false aneurysm

sac of clotted blood that has completely destroyed the vessel and is being contained by tissue that surround the heart

fistula

abnormal opening from one area to another area or to the outsid of body

intracardiac

inside the heart

invasive

entering the body, breaking the skin

noninvasive

not entering the body, not breaking the skin

nuclear cardiology

diagnostic specialty that uses radiologic procedures to aid in the diagnosis of cardiologic conditions

pacemaker

electrical device that controls the beating of heart by means of electrical impulse

pericardiocentesis

procedure in which surgeoun withdraws fluid form pericardial space by means of needles

pericardium

membraneous sac enclosing the heart and ends of great vessels

single chamber pacemaker

electrode of the pacemaker is placed only in the atrium of only in ventricle

stent

mold that holds a surgically placed graft in place

thoracostomy

surgical incision into the chest wall and insertion of chest tube

transvenous

across the vein

vein

vessel that carries unoxygenated blood to the heart from body tissues

vena caval thrombectomy

removal of blood clot from blood vessel

vena cava

vein trunk for pelvic and abdominal area

ventricle

chamber in lower part of heart

heart and pericardium

first subheading within the cardiovascular system subsection

endoscopy

second subheading within the cardiovascular system subsection

arteries and veins

third subheading within the cardiovascular sysem subsection

adjuvant techniques

fourth subheading within the cardiovascular system subsection

cardiology

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

surgery

in chapter 7 you learned about coding form which three sections of cpt 1

medicine

in chapter 7 you learned about coding from which three section of cpt 2

radiology

in chapter 7 you learned about coding from which three section of cpt3

invasive, interventional

procedure that breaks skin for correction or examination are known as

nuclear medicine

use of radioactive radiologic procedures to aid ing diagnosis of cardiologic condition is what placement

selective placement

catheter that is inserted into an artery and manipulated to a further order

nonselective placement

catheter that is inserted into an artery and not manipulated to further order

percutaneously

surgical procedure in the heart and pericardium subheading contain procedures that are performed through open surgical sites

ischemia

deficient blood supply caused by obstruction of the circulatory system

internally or externally

codes for excision of cardiac tumors are divided based on whether the tumor is located 1

intracardiac or external

codes for excisoin of cardiac tumors are divided based on whether the tumor is located2

pacemaker

device that is inserted into the body to electrically shock the heart into regular rhythm 1

cardioverter defribillator

device that is inserted into the body to electrically shock the heart into regular rhythm 2

modifier 78

if patient is returned to operating room for repositioning or replacement of pacemaker during the global period

modifier 24

when you bill for e/m services unrelated to a pacemaker implantation during the allowable follow up days what modifier would you use

aortic

first cardiac valve

mitral

second cardiac valve

tricuspid

third cardiac valve

pulmonary

fourth cardiac valve

patient activated event recorder

name of device that can be surgically implanted into the subcutaneous tissue in upper left quadrant which leads running outside the body to record heart rhythm when patient depresses a button

coronary

arteries that feed the heart

reversible ischemia

when a heart artery is clogged and heart muscle performs at low level as result of lack of blood

irreversible ischemia

when heart artery is clogged and heart muscle dies

embolus

mass of undisolved matter in blood that is transported by the blood current

contrast material

local anesthesia, catheter intriduction and injection of this are procedures that are included in vascular injection

thrombosis

blood clot

epicardial

first approach used to insert the device that electrically shocks the heart into regular rhythm

transvenous

second approach used to insert the device that electrically shocks the heart into regular rhythm

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