Non-Coronary Vascular Stents: Mesenteric Vessels

by  Find-A-Code
January 29th, 2018

The following information is according to Novitas Solutions L35084.

Mesenteric vessels: This includes

Stenting of the mesenteric vessels is covered only when angioplasty of the vessels would not suffice and after the patient has had a thorough medical evaluation and management of symptoms, and for whom surgical intervention is the likely alternative. The eligible patients will have multiple comorbidities making them poor candidates for open surgical procedures. In these situations, PTA and stent placement should be considered an alternative to surgery and not an addition to medical management.

CPT codes

ICD-10-CM codes:

References:

Non-Coronary Vascular Stents: Mesenteric Vessels. (2018, January 29). Find-A-Code Articles. Retrieved from https://www.findacode.com/articles/non-coronary-vascular-stents-mesenteric-vessels-32815.html

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