Question 3093

Question Answered step-by-step 1.After obtaining an aortogram and CT scan, a 45-year-old woman wasfound to have an infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm measuring at least 4.5 cm in size. It was felt that with the rapid recent expansion, she should have this aneurysm repaired. The infrarenal artery aneurysm was repaired suing a modular bifurcated prosthesis with one docking limb without incident. What is the CPT code(s) for this procedure?A. 34704B. 34712, 34813C. 34701D. 348302.Using Xylocaine local anesthesia, aseptic technique, and ultrasound guidance for vascular access. a 21 gauge needle was used to aspirate the right cephalic vein of a 72-year-old patient. When blood was obtained, a 0.018 inch platinum tip guidewire was advanced to the central venous circulation. A 6 French dual lumen PICC was introduced through a 6 French peel-away sheath to the superior vena cava and right atrium junction, and after removal of the sheath, the catheter was attached to the skin with a STAT-LOCK device and flushed with 500 units of Heparin in each lumen. A sterile dressing was applied,and the patient was discharged in improved condition. What CPT code(s) are for this encounter?A. 36556, 76924-26B. 36573C. 36561D. 36569, 76937-263.Preoperative Diagnosis: Painful varicose veins, right lower extremity.Postoperative Diagnosis: Painful varicose veins, right lower extremity with history of DVT.Procedure: SclerotherapyAnesthesia: Moderate conscious sedation provided.Operative procedure: This 38-year-old patient was brought to the ASC operating room and placed under moderated conscious sedation. The right lower extremity was prepped and draped in a sterile manor. Varicose veins were identified. Utilizing a 21-gage butterfly needle, multiple varicose veins along the posterior and anterior right lower extremity were injected with polidocanol foam. Symmetrical Class III reticular vessels of 2-3 mm diameter were injected with equal amounts (0.5 cc) of sclerosing solutions: 0.5% POL in the right leg. Distance of vessel sclerosing effect was calibrated from inferior pateller tendon employing a calibrated measuring window. Patient tolerated the procedure well.A compression stocking was applied, which will need to remain for the next 72 hours. Patient was monitored until complete consciousness returned. Total intra-service sedation time: 28 minutes. Patient was taken to the recovery room in stable condition. No specimens to lab.What CPT and ICD-10-CM codes are reported?A. 36468, I83.91, Z86.718B. 36468, I74.8, Z86.718C. 36471, I83.811, Z86.718D. 36470, I83.891, Z86.718 Health Science Science Nursing MED MISC Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)

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