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aneurysm
abnormal weakening of vessel wall with outpouching beyond the normal confines of the vessel
angioplasty
surgical or percutaneous procedure in vessel to dilate the vessel opening
antrotomy
cuting through the antrum wall to make an opening in the sunus
arteriovenous fistula
direct communication between an artery and veing
artery
vessel that generally carries oxygenated blood from heart to body tissue
atrium
chamber in upper part of heart
bypass
to go around
cardiopulmonary
refers to heart and lungs
cardiopulmonary bypass
blood bypasses the heart through a heart lung machine during open heart surgery
component
part
dual chamber pacemaker
electrodes of the placemaker are placed in both the atria and ventricle of heart
electrode
lead attached to generator that carries the electric current from generator to atria or ventricle
electrophysiology
study of electrical system of heart, including arrhythmias
embolism
blockage of blood vessel by blood clot or other matter that has moved from another area of body through circulatory system
endarterectomy
incision into an artery to remove inner lining so as to eliminate disease or blockage
epicardial
over the heart
false aneurysm
sac of clotted blood that has completely destroyed the vessel and is being contained by tissue that surround the heart
fistula
abnormal opening from one area to another area or to the outsid of body
intracardiac
inside the heart
invasive
entering the body, breaking the skin
noninvasive
not entering the body, not breaking the skin
nuclear cardiology
diagnostic specialty that uses radiologic procedures to aid in the diagnosis of cardiologic conditions
pacemaker
electrical device that controls the beating of heart by means of electrical impulse
pericardiocentesis
procedure in which surgeoun withdraws fluid form pericardial space by means of needles
pericardium
membraneous sac enclosing the heart and ends of great vessels
single chamber pacemaker
electrode of the pacemaker is placed only in the atrium of only in ventricle
stent
mold that holds a surgically placed graft in place
thoracostomy
surgical incision into the chest wall and insertion of chest tube
transvenous
across the vein
vein
vessel that carries unoxygenated blood to the heart from body tissues
vena caval thrombectomy
removal of blood clot from blood vessel
vena cava
vein trunk for pelvic and abdominal area
ventricle
chamber in lower part of heart
heart and pericardium
first subheading within the cardiovascular system subsection
endoscopy
second subheading within the cardiovascular system subsection
arteries and veins
third subheading within the cardiovascular sysem subsection
adjuvant techniques
fourth subheading within the cardiovascular system subsection
cardiology
subspecialty of internal medicine that is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the heart
surgery
in chapter 7 you learned about coding form which three sections of cpt 1
medicine
in chapter 7 you learned about coding from which three section of cpt 2
radiology
in chapter 7 you learned about coding from which three section of cpt3
invasive, interventional
procedure that breaks skin for correction or examination are known as
nuclear medicine
use of radioactive radiologic procedures to aid ing diagnosis of cardiologic condition is what placement
selective placement
catheter that is inserted into an artery and manipulated to a further order
nonselective placement
catheter that is inserted into an artery and not manipulated to further order
percutaneously
surgical procedure in the heart and pericardium subheading contain procedures that are performed through open surgical sites
ischemia
deficient blood supply caused by obstruction of the circulatory system
internally or externally
codes for excision of cardiac tumors are divided based on whether the tumor is located 1
intracardiac or external
codes for excisoin of cardiac tumors are divided based on whether the tumor is located2
pacemaker
device that is inserted into the body to electrically shock the heart into regular rhythm 1
cardioverter defribillator
device that is inserted into the body to electrically shock the heart into regular rhythm 2
modifier 78
if patient is returned to operating room for repositioning or replacement of pacemaker during the global period
modifier 24
when you bill for e/m services unrelated to a pacemaker implantation during the allowable follow up days what modifier would you use
aortic
first cardiac valve
mitral
second cardiac valve
tricuspid
third cardiac valve
pulmonary
fourth cardiac valve
patient activated event recorder
name of device that can be surgically implanted into the subcutaneous tissue in upper left quadrant which leads running outside the body to record heart rhythm when patient depresses a button
coronary
arteries that feed the heart
reversible ischemia
when a heart artery is clogged and heart muscle performs at low level as result of lack of blood
irreversible ischemia
when heart artery is clogged and heart muscle dies
embolus
mass of undisolved matter in blood that is transported by the blood current
contrast material
local anesthesia, catheter intriduction and injection of this are procedures that are included in vascular injection
thrombosis
blood clot
epicardial
first approach used to insert the device that electrically shocks the heart into regular rhythm
transvenous
second approach used to insert the device that electrically shocks the heart into regular rhythm