Pediatric Congenital Cardiac embolization

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I understand embolizations are reported per surgical site; however, I am confused as to how to apply that to pediatric congenital heart cases. If an embolization is performed both arterial and venous, is that only one embolization? Another example is embolization of the internal mammary and then embolization of the subclavian. I appreciate any explanation you can give me.

Question ID: 5909
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