AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2016 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-PCS Procedure Codes, Section X—New Technology

Cerebral Embolic Filtration

A new table X2A describing assistance of the cardiovascular system captures the placement of two filters into precerebral arteries during certain cardiac procedures that have a known risk of perioperative stroke.  Device/Substance/Technology1 Cerebral Embolic Filtration, Dual Filter One model of the dual filter system is called the Sentinel™ Cerebral Protection System. In certain patient populations, release of embolic debris is a known complication of the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure. Placing two filters at the beginning of the TAVR procedure, one in the innominate artery and one in the left common carotid artery, is intended to capture...

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