AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2017 Issue 2; Ask the Editor
Carotid Artery to Subclavian Artery Transposition
After a patient suffered a vertebrobasilar stroke, it was determined that there was a large amount of soft atheroma in the proximal left subclavian artery coming to within 5 to 6 mm of the vertebral artery. A left carotid artery to subclavian artery transposition was performed. The subclavian artery was transected and oversewn. Next, an arteriotomy was made in the carotid artery and an end-to-side anastomosis was performed between the common carotid artery and subclavian artery. Would the root operation for this procedure be Bypass or Reposition? ...
To read the full article, sign in and subscribe to AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS .
Thank you for choosing Find-A-Code, please Sign In to remove ads.