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Medical Coding Chapter 16 Theory

Cardiovascular System
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What are the two subheadings within the Cardiovascular System subsection?
Heart and Pericardium, Arteries and veins
The subspecialty of internal medicine that is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the heart is
Cardiology
In Chapter 16 you learned about coding from which three sections of he CPT?
Surgery, medicine, and radiology
Procedures that break the skin for correction or examination are known as________ procedures
invasive
Procedures that do not break the skin are known as_________ procedures
noninvasive
The study of the heart's electrical system is known as
electrophysiology
The use of radioactive radiologic procedures to aid in the diagnosis of cardiologic conditions is termed ________ _________ Cardiology
nuclear medicine
A catheter that is inserted into an artery and manipulated to a further order is termed ________ placement
selective
A catheter that is inserted into an artery and not manipulated to a further order is termed _______________ Placement
non selective
Surgocal procedures on the Heart and Pericardium subheading contain procedures that are performed through both open surgical sites and
percutaneous