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nasal button
What is the name of the item that is placed into the hole in a deviated septum as a repair without surgical grafting
rhinoplasty
What is the name of the surgical procedure for the reshaping of the nose
septoplasty
What is the name of the surgical procedure for the rearrangement of the nasal septum often used in patients with a deviated septum
ablation
This term means destruction by removing, usually by vaporization, chipping, or other erosive process such as laser or cutting
lavage
describes washing out of an organ
posterior
Which approach to treating nasal hemorrhage is most difficult to control
Transtracheal, Cricothyroid
The two different approaches that can be used to perform a tracheostomy
bilobectomy
Removal of two lobes of a lung
coronary
What arteries feed the heart
tricuspid, aortic,mitral,pulmonary
What are the four cardiac valves
patient event recorder or (loop)
The name of the device that can be surgically implanted into the subcutaneous tissue in the upper left quadrant with leads running outside the body to record heart rhythms when the patient depresses a buttom
epicardial, transvenous
The two approaches used to insert devices that electrically shock the heart into regular rhythm
pacemaker, cardioverter-defibrillator
The names of the two devices that are inserted into the body to electrically shock the heart into regular rhythm
internally, externally
Codes for excision of cardiac tumors are divided based on whether the tumor is located
pericardiocentesis
The term that describes the procedure in which the surgeon withdraws fluid from the pericardial space by means of a needle inserted into the space
contrast material
Complete the sentence, procedures that are included in a vascular injection are local anesthesia, catheter introduction, and injection of
embolus
A mass of undissolved matter in the blood that is transported by the blood current
irreversible ischemia
When a heart artery is clogged and the heart muscle dies, the condition is called
reversible ischemia
When a heart artery is clogged and the heart muscle performs at a low level as a result of a lack of blood
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When you bill for E/M services unrelated to a pacemaker implantation during the allowable follow-up days, what modifier would you use on the code to alert third-party payer