AMA CPT® Assistant - 1999 Issue 4 (April)

Surgery Cardiovascular System (Q&A) (April 1999)

April 1999 page 10e Coding Consultation Surgery Cardiovascular System (Q&A) Question Is there a separate code for reporting percutaneous or open suture closure or placement of a collagen-type vascular sealant of an ateriotomy or venotomy site? This procedure is performed to achieve hemostasis of an arteriotomy or venotomy site following a diagnostic or therapeutic vascular catherterization procedure. AMA Comment No. There is no separate listing in CPT to report this procedure. Achieving hemostasis of an arteriotomy or venotomy site following a diagnostic or therapeutic vascular catherization procedure is considered an integral component of the procedure. The technique or...

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