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heart,pericardium,arteries, and veins
The two subheadings within the Cardiovascular System subsection
invasive
Procedures that break the skin for correction or examination
noninvasive
Procedures that do not break the skin
cardiology
the subspecialty of internal medicine that is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the heart
medicine, radiology, surgery
chapter 7 u learned about coding from which three sections of the CPT
selective catheter
A catheter that is inserted into an artery and manipulated to a futher order is
nonselective catheter
is inserted into an artery and not manipulated to a futher order
percutaneous
surgical procedures in the heart and pericardium subheading contain procedures that are performed thru both open surgical sites and
nuclear cardiology
the use of radioactive radiologic procedures to aid in the diagnosis of cardiologic conditions
electrophysiology
The study of the heart's electrical system
displacement therapy
the name of the therapy in which the physician flushes saline solution into the sinuses to remove mucus or pus
anatomic site
The respiratory system subsection is arranged by
endoscopic procedure
The procedure in which a scope is placed through a small incision and into a body cavity
extent
When coding endoscopic procedures you must be certain to code to the fullest
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If more than one distinct procedure was performed during an endoscopic procedure, what modifier would you add to the lesser-priced service
diagnostic
What type of endoscopy is always bundled into a surgical endoscopy
indirect
A laryngoscopy is performed when a physician uses a tongue depressor to hold the tongue down and view the epiglottis with a mirror
direct
A laryngoscopy is performed when the endoscope is passed into the larynx and the physician can look at the larynx through a scope
integumentary
When coding a nasal abscess or a nasal biopsy of the skin using the external approach, you use codes from what system
respiratory
When coding a nasal abscess or a nasal biopsy using the internal approach, you use codes from what system
inferior, middle, superior
What are the three sections of turbinates
ear, nose, throat
An otorhinolaryngologist is a physician who specializes in treating conditions of
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If bilateral destruction of maxillary sinuses is performed, what modifier would you use