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Electrode of the pacemaker is placed only in the atrium or only in the ventricle, but not in both places
Electrodes of the pacemaker are placed in both the atrium and the ventricle of the heart
Lead attached to a generator that carries the electrical current from the generator that carries to the atria or ventricles
Surgically placed device that directs an electrical current shock to the heart to restore rhythm
Blockage of a blood vessel by a blood clot or other matter that has moved from another area of the body through the circulatory system
Incision into an artery to remove the inner lining to remove the inner lining to remove disease of blockage
Surgical or percutaneous procedure on a vessel to dilate the vessel open, used in treatment of atherosclerotic disease
Blood bypasses the heart through a heart-lung machine during open heart surgery
Intracardiac (internally) or external (externally)
Codes for excision of cardiac tumors are divided based on whether the tumor is located__________or__________
Pacemaker and cardioverter- defibrillator
What are the names of two devices that are inserted into the body to electrically shock the heart into regular rhythm?
If the patient is returned to the operating room for repositioning or replacement of the pacemaker of cardioverter-defibrillator during the global period, modifier_____ would be appended to the code.
If a physician implanted a pacemaker and 10 days later the patient returns to the same surgeon for removal of sutures, would you charge for the service?
If a patient is seen for a rash on the heel of the foot by the same physician who implanted a pacemaker 20 days earlier, would you bill for the office service for the rash?
epicardial and transvenous
The two approaches used to insert devices that electrically shock the heart into regular rhythm are
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 the third-party payer?
Patient activated event recorder
What is the name of the device that can be surgically implanted into the subcutaneous tissue in the upper left quadrant to record heart rhythms when the patient depresses a button?
When a heart artery is clogged and the heart muscle performs at a low level as a result of a lack of blood, the condition is called_________ ischemia.
When a heart artery is clogged and the heart muscle dies, the condition is called________ischemia.
A mass of undissolved matter in the blood that is transported by the blood current is a (a) ______.
Local anesthesia, catheter introduction, and injection of ___________ _____________ are procedures that are included in a vascular injection.
Heart/Pericardium and Arteries and Veins
What are the two subheadings within the Cardiovascular System subsection?
The subspecialty of internal medicine that is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the heart is_____________
Surgery ,Medicine, and Radiology
In Chapter 16 you learned about coding from which three sections of the CPT?
Procedures that break the skin for correction of examination are known as _________ procedures.
A catheter that is inserted into an artery and manipulated to a further order is termed__________
A catheter that is inserted into an artery and not manipulated to a further order is termed_________placement.
Surgical procedures in the Heart and Pericardium subheading contain procedures that are performed through both open surgical sites and __________________.
saphenous vein graft
According to the CPT manual notes for bypass grafts, which of the following procurements is bundled in the bypass?
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