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ZHealth Coding Newsletter - July 2017

Jul 30, 2017 2:22:00 AM

July 2017 Q & A

Question: Superior Mesenteric Artery to Rt Hepatic Artery

A 5 Fr sheath was placed and attached to a heparinized saline infusion. Exchange was made for a SOS catheter and selective DSA performed in the superior mesenteric artery. Superselective catheterization of the replaced right hepatic artery was then performed using a 3 Fr Progreat Microcatheter and wire. Can a catheter reach the right hepatic artery from the SMA or does the catheter need to go through the celiac artery?

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Posted in Free Newsletters By Sondra Dunn

ZHealth Coding Newsletter - May 2014

May 23, 2014 5:58:00 PM

May 2014 Q & A

Question: Yttrium-90 intrahepatic embolization, catheter placements bundled by NCCI

Under ultrasound guidance for right common femoral artery access, a catheter was advanced to abdominal aorta and on to superior mesenteric artery where an arteriogram was performed (36245-59 for catheter placement). The catheter was redirected into the celiac artery and the proper hepatic artery was selected (36247-59) where an angiogram was performed.

The catheter was then advanced into ...

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Posted in Free Newsletters By Sondra Dunn

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