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vena cavae
largest vein in the body. returns blood to the right of the heart
pericardiocentesis
procedure in which a surgeon withdraws fluid from the pericardial space by means of a needle inserted percutaneously into the space
valves of the heart
Tricuspid Valve, Mitral (Bicuspid) Valve, Pulmonary Semilunar Valve, Aortic Semilunar Valve
types of nonivasive test
echocardiography or cardiography. test performed outside of the body
angiography codes located where
radiology
cardiovascular system subsection
contains diagnostic and therapeutic codes divided based on wheter it was performed on the heart/pericardium or on the arteries/veins
entering hte body to make a correction
invasive; cut into
what is embolus
a mass of undissolved matter in the blood that transported by blood current
natural pacemaker
sinoatrial node
coding for selective catheter placement how is it done
placement of a catheter into a vein and its manipulation or moving to second order vein or farther (to the farthest extent)
procedure where needle is used to withdraw fluid, leaving catheter in place to continue drainage
tube percardiostomy
what section of CPT would you use for cardiovascular
surgery, medicine, radiology
device that is inserted to electricall shock the heart
cardioverter-defibrillator
pacemaker insertion codes
based on area of the heart into which the pacemaker is inserted (the approach) 33202-3249
contraction phase of heartbeat
systole
example of cardiac dysrrhythmia
arrhythmias, abnormal heart
how is ambulatory blood pressure monitored
24 hour with portable device for recording, analysis and interpretation/report
pacemaker insertion how many global days
90 days
catherization perfromed on cornoary arteries, which section would you find the codes
medicine/cardiovascular system
cartoid arteries supply blood to what
head and neck
oxygen poor blood from the heart to the lungs is carried by which artery
pulmonary artery
vascular injection what is not bundled
catheter, drugs, contrast media.
what is bundle
local anesthesia, into. of needle or catheter, injection of contrast media, pre and post injection
device used to detect caridac arrhythmias
holter monitoring
modifier you would append to the physician component of a cardiac catheterization procedure if the catheterization laboratory is hospital based
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pericardium
a fibrous and membranous sac surrounds the heart
echocradiography
radiographic recording of the heart or heart walls or surrounding tissues
heart valve located between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart
mitral valve
tetralogy of Fallot
a congenital malfunction of the heart involving four distinct defects
1. pulmonary artery stenosis 2. ventricle septal defect 3. shift of the aorta to the right 4. hypertrophy of the right ventricle
what is distole
relaxation phase of the heart beat
tissue lacking oxygen often exhbit a blue color called
cyanosis
sphygmomanometer
instrument to measure blood pressure
combining form meaing vein
phleb/o, ven/o, ven/i
combining form meaning chest
steth/o, thorac/o
combining form meaning yellowish plaque
ather/o
doppler ultrasound
a study that uses sound for detection of blood flow within the vessels
nitroglycerin
A nitrate drug used in the treatment of angina
polyunsaturated fats
(vegetable origin) such as corn and sunflower oil, decreases cholesterol in the blood
bruit
an abnormal blowing or swishing sound heard during auscultation of an artery or organ.
intracoronary brachytherapy
use of radioactive substances as a therapy for in-stent restenosis of a coronary vessel
extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
technique used in conjuction with a corporeal cirrculation machine
beta blocker
Drug that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), chest pain (angina), and abnormal rhythms of the heart (arrhythmias).
arteriovenous fistula
direct communication (passage) between an artery and vein
thrill
Vibration felt on touching the body over an area of turmoil in blood flow (as a blocked artery)
cardiac tamponade
Pressure on the heart caused by fluid in the pericardial space
cadioversion
electric shock to the heart to restore normal rhythm
saturated fats
increase cholesterol in blood (animal origin; milk, butter & meats)