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Chapter 21 part 1

____ cardiology is entering the body to make a correction or for examination. invasive
Supervision and interpretation codes for angiography are located where in the CPT manual? radiology
An example of a noninvasive cardiology procedure/service is stress test, echocardiography
The major division of the Cardiovascular subsection is whether a procedure involved a ____ vessel. coronary or non-coronary
____ is a procedure in which fluid is withdrawn from the space around the heart through a needle and a catheter is left in to allow for continued drainage. pericardiocentesis
The device that can be inserted into the body to electrically shock the heart into regular rhythm. cardio defibrillator
Pacemaker insertion codes are divided based on the surgical: approach
What is the name of the electrodes that are placed into the atrium and/or ventricle of the heart when a pacemaker is inserted? leads
What are the three sections of the CPT manual that you use to code many cardiovascular services? surgery, medicine, radiology
What does the abbreviation EP mean as it relates to cardiovascular services? electrophysiology
What type of cardiology is a diagnostic specialty that uses radioactive elements to aid in the diagnosis of cardiology conditions? nuclear
Within the cardiovascular system, what is compared to the branches of a tree? vascular families
In which type of catheter placement is the catheter moved, manipulated, or guided into a part of the arterial system other than the vessel punctured? selective
The procedure in which the surgeon withdraws fluid from the pericardial space by means of a needle inserted percutaneously into the space is called: pericardiocentesis
The number of postoperative days usually assigned for the global period following implantation of a pacemaker is: 90
Code 36000 (Introduction of needle or intracatheter, vein) is an example of: non-selective catherization
A(n) ____ is a mass of undissolved matter that is present in blood and is transported by the blood. embolus
Which items are considered to be bundled in with a vascular injection? local anesthesia, introduction of an injection/catheter, and pre/post injection care related to procedure
Which modifiers identify a coronary artery? RC, LC, LD
A Holter monitor is similar to an electrocardiogram in that: leads are attached
Cardiovascular stress test codes are used for: exercise induced and pharmacology induced
If the clinic physician performs the catheterization procedure at the hospital, which modifier would you append to the catheterization code? -26
Arrhythmia ablation is a treatment for: pericardia and tachycardia
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring is: outpatient procedure; patient has to wear device for a 24hr period
If a clinic owns its own x-ray equipment, what modifier would be used when coding for the supervision and interpretation of a cardiac catheterization? no modifier
If catheterization is performed on the coronary arteries, in which section would you find the codes? medicine
The pulse generator of a pacemaker is also referred to as: battery
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