What item for a femoral angiogram

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asked Jun 16, 2016 by Ryan

Femoral angiogram performed under anaesthesia. 

Would a 21270 (Anaesthesia for procedures involving arteries of upper leg, including bypass graft, not being a service to which another item in this subgroup applies) be the appropriate code?

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answered Jun 17, 2016 by admin (1,520 points)
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21270 is probably the correct item number as it fits the description.

If the femoral angiogram entry point is a more distal artery 21918 may be more appropriate "INITIATION OF MANAGEMENT OF ANAESTHESIA for retrograde arteriogram: brachial or femoral"




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