AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2015 Issue 1; Ask the Editor

Deployment of Stent for Herniated/Migrated Coil in Basilar Artery

A 63-year-old male, status post stent coiling of a basilar artery aneurysm is diagnosed with herniated/migrated coil in the basilar artery. The patient was taken to the neuroangiography suite where a microcatheter was used to deploy a Neuroform EZ stent from the basilar apex into the existing proximal basilar artery stent to trap the herniated/migrated coil within the basilar artery. What is the correct root operation for the deployment of the stent to trap the herniated/migrated coil? ...

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