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

Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of Aorta

A new row was added to code table 02L, Heart and Great Vessels, Occlusion, for the body part Thoracic Aorta, Descending. In code table 04L, Lower Arteries, Occlusion, existing rows were reorganized to create a separate row for the body part Abdominal Aorta. A new qualifier was then added to both rows to identify resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta. Qualifier J Temporary Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta is known by its acronym REBOA. REBOA procedures involve using a balloon catheter to close off the aorta completely for a brief period of time. This temporarily stops...

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