AMA CPT® Assistant - 2007 Issue 12 (December)

Radiology (December 2007)

December 2007 page 14 Bonus Feature:Radiology Question: May code 75774 be reported in the following instance since a selective catheter placement was not performed: From a right groin access, an abdominal aortogram is performed via injection above the renal arteries followed by bilateral extremity angiography by injection at the bifurcation revealing an abnormality in the right popliteal artery. The catheter is "pulled back" into the right femoral artery and additional injection or imaging is performed of the popliteal artery. Answer: Assuming thorough documentation is provided, this procedure should be reported with CPT codes 36200, Introduction of catheter, aorta, 75625...

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