AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 2010 Issue 1; Ask the Editor

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) and Vein Patch Repair of Obtuse Marginal

A patient was admitted for coronary artery bypass graft times 3: left internal mammary artery to the left anterior descending; saphenous vein graft to obtuse marginal 2 (OM2); and saphenous vein graft to obtuse marginal 3 (OM3). An arteriotomy was made in the obtuse marginal 1 but because it was too small, vein patch angioplasty was performed with suture. What is the correct procedure code assignment for vein patch of the obtuse marginal? ...

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