What is AAA Stent graft?
The stent graft is a tube made of a thin metal mesh (the stent), covered with a thin polyester fabric (the graft). This stent graft is opened inside the aorta and fastened in place. The stent graft stays in place, and blood flows through it. It protects that part of the aorta, and prevents the aneurysm from bursting.
What is the CPT code for AAA?
CPT® code 76706: Ultrasound, abdominal aorta, real time with image documentation, screening study for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) Short Descriptor: Us abdl aorta screen AAA.
What’s a stent graft?
Find a Doctor. An endovascular stent graft is a fabric tube, supported by a metal mesh, called a stent that is used to support a weak spot in an artery, called an aneurysm – in many cases, an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
What is aortic graft?
A thoracic aortic graft is a slender fabric tube supported by metal wires that is inserted in the thoracic aorta to prevent a thoracic aortic aneurysm from bursting.
What is the ICD 10 code for AAA?
ICD-10 code I71. 4 for Abdominal aortic aneurysm, without rupture is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range – Diseases of the circulatory system .
What is procedure code 36200?
CPT® 36200, Under Diagnostic Studies of Cervicocerebral Arteries. The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 36200 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range – Diagnostic Studies of Cervicocerebral Arteries.
What is CPT code G0389?
HCPCS Code Details – G0389
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|Description||Long description: Ultrasound b-scan and/or real time with image documentation; for abdominal aortic aneurysm (aaa) screening Short description: Ultrasound exam aaa screen|