AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2017 Issue 3; Ask the Editor

Bypass of Innominate Vein to Atrial Appendage

A patient, who has end stage renal disease with arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis, developed central venous stenosis involving the innominate vein. She underwent central venous bypass from the left innominate vein to the right atrial appendage with a synthetic graft. There is no qualifier value in table 051 to capture the atrium or atrial appendage. How would this bypass procedure be coded in ICD-10-PCS? ...

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