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abnormal weakening of vessel wall with outpouching beyond the normal confines of the vessel
blood bypasses the heart through a heart lung machine during open heart surgery
dual chamber pacemaker
electrodes of the placemaker are placed in both the atria and ventricle of heart
lead attached to generator that carries the electric current from generator to atria or ventricle
blockage of blood vessel by blood clot or other matter that has moved from another area of body through circulatory system
incision into an artery to remove inner lining so as to eliminate disease or blockage
sac of clotted blood that has completely destroyed the vessel and is being contained by tissue that surround the heart
diagnostic specialty that uses radiologic procedures to aid in the diagnosis of cardiologic conditions
procedure in which surgeoun withdraws fluid form pericardial space by means of needles
single chamber pacemaker
electrode of the pacemaker is placed only in the atrium of only in ventricle
subspecialty of internal medicine that is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the heart
use of radioactive radiologic procedures to aid ing diagnosis of cardiologic condition is what placement
catheter that is inserted into an artery and not manipulated to further order
surgical procedure in the heart and pericardium subheading contain procedures that are performed through open surgical sites
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
device that is inserted into the body to electrically shock the heart into regular rhythm 1
device that is inserted into the body to electrically shock the heart into regular rhythm 2
if patient is returned to operating room for repositioning or replacement of pacemaker during the global period
when you bill for e/m services unrelated to a pacemaker implantation during the allowable follow up days what modifier would you use
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
when a heart artery is clogged and heart muscle performs at low level as result of lack of blood
local anesthesia, catheter intriduction and injection of this are procedures that are included in vascular injection
first approach used to insert the device that electrically shocks the heart into regular rhythm
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