Therapeutic procedures performed during a cardiac catheterization are o

Therapeutic procedures performed during a cardiac

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Therapeutic procedures performed during a cardiac catheterization are: oPercutaneous transluminal coronary angioplastyRelieve obstruction of coronary arteries by widening a narrowed area by employing a balloon-tipped catheterMay include the insertion of one or more coronary stents
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© 2013 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Coding Coronary artery bypass graft o Aortocoronary bypass brings blood from the aorta into the  obstructed coronary artery using a segment of the saphenous  vein o Internal mammary-coronary artery bypass graft uses the  internal mammary artery to bypass the occluded coronary  artery o Abdominal-coronary artery bypass using an abdominal artery o The root operation is “bypass.” The seventh character qualifier  identifies the vessel bypassed from or the vessel that is the  source of blood flow to the bypassed vessel.
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© 2013 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Coding Cardiac pacemaker  Includes three basic components inserted in the body o Pulse generator o Pacing lead o Electrode Different types of pacemakers o Single chamber o Dual chamber o Rate responsive o Cardiac resynchronization The root operation “insertion” is used to code the insertion of  each lead and the pacemaker generator
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© 2013 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Coding Automatic Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators  (AICD) Includes components inserted in the body o Pulse generator o Three leads:  right ventricle, right atrium and apical  pericardium The root operation “insertion” o Device character is cardiac lead, defibrillator o Generator is inserted in subcutaneous tissue and has a device  value for the type of defibrillator generator used
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© 2013 Exercises Practice coding the conditions included in  Chapter 9 of ICD-10-CM for diseases of the  circulatory system as well as the procedures used  to treat these conditions by completing the  review exercises for Chapter 12.
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