AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2017 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-PCS Procedure Codes

Release of Myocardial Bridge

In code table 02N, Heart and Great Vessels, Release, four body part values were added. Body Part0 Coronary Artery, One Artery 1 Coronary Artery, Two Arteries  2 Coronary Artery, Three Arteries 3 Coronary Artery, Four or More Arteries The coronary arteries supply blood to the myocardial tissues of the heart and normally sit on the surface of the heart. Myocardial bridging is a congenital anomaly in which a segment of a coronary artery, or occasionally more than one coronary artery, takes a tunneled course under a “bridge” or band of overlying myocardium. This can cause compression of the...

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