AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2017 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-PCS Procedure Codes

Angiography of Pulmonary Trunk

A body part value was added to code table B31, Fluoroscopy, Upper Arteries, for the pulmonary trunk. Body PartU Pulmonary Trunk Among other uses, angiography specifically of the pulmonary trunk may be performed prior to procedures for correction of congenital heart defects, for example to assess whether the patient is a candidate or to assist in planning the procedure. It may also be performed postoperatively, to assess patency or to check for leakage.  If desired, facilities may report pulmonary trunk angiography separately.  ...

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