PRE-ORDER Cardiothoracic Surgery Coding Reference

Hardcopies available for pre-order now, shipping early January 2018.
eBooks available for immediate download in early December.

Dr. Z's Cardiothoracic Surgery Coding Reference, written by physicians who are both clinicians and coding experts, is a comprehensive manual that guides the user through the appropriate coding of these complex operations involving the heart and chest. Open surgical as well as transcatheter procedures are covered. Some examples of the areas covered include: procedures of the lungs, coronary artery bypass surgery, valvular surgery, transplant surgery, ablations, TAVR's, pacer-defibrillators, aneurysm repair, congenital heart repairs and many more.


The book simplifies coding by presenting illustrations and corresponding explanations, as well as coding guidelines. Clinical examples and references are also included.

Dr. Z's Cardiothoracic Surgery Coding Reference is the most comprehensive source to appropriately code these procedures. Order your Cardiothoracic Surgery Coding Reference today and stay informed about the complex world of cardiothoracic surgery.

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  • Written by physicians who are both clinicians and coding experts in cardiothoracic surgery coding
  • Comprehensive coding and charging guidelines
  • Covers both open surgical and transcatheter procedures
  • Clinical examples and references are included
  • Includes color, anatomical drawings that clearly illustrate the procedures and codes

When changes in coding rules or editorial errors occur in Dr. Z’s Medical Coding Series, we publish the necessary revisions on our website as errata. Please check this at least quarterly to ensure coding compliance.

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Previous Editions

Coding audits of old cases occur frequently, both internally and externally. Therefore, we make our coding references from past years available for purchase so that the appropriate year's coding rules may be applied accordingly.  It is essential to utilize information that applies to the date a procedure is performed.  For example, when auditing a case from last year, you need to use last year’s reference. Please note the importance of current references, as every year there are changes in codes as well as the rules surrounding their use.
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