AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2019 Issue 3; Ask the Editor
Endomyocardial Biopsy and Right Heart Catheterization
A patient, status post heart transplantation, presents for a right heart catheterization and right ventricle endomyocardial biopsy with fluoroscopic guidance to evaluate cardiac allograft rejection as well as to assess ventricular filling pressures, pulmonary artery pressures and cardiac output. Would it be appropriate to separately report the right heart catheterization when performed during an endomyocardial biopsy in ICD-10-PCS? ...
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