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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
cardiovascular system subsection
contains diagnostic and therapeutic codes divided based on wheter it was performed on the heart/pericardium or on the arteries/veins
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
pacemaker insertion codes
based on area of the heart into which the pacemaker is inserted (the approach) 33202-3249
how is ambulatory blood pressure monitored
24 hour with portable device for recording, analysis and interpretation/report
catherization perfromed on cornoary arteries, which section would you find the codes
what is bundle
local anesthesia, into. of needle or catheter, injection of contrast media, pre and post injection
modifier you would append to the physician component of a cardiac catheterization procedure if the catheterization laboratory is hospital based
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
(vegetable origin) such as corn and sunflower oil, decreases cholesterol in the blood
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
Drug that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), chest pain (angina), and abnormal rhythms of the heart (arrhythmias).
Vibration felt on touching the body over an area of turmoil in blood flow (as a blocked artery)
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