Ask Dr. Z

Ask Dr. Z Knowledge Base houses over 7,000 coding questions and answers dating back to 2010.

Ask Dr. Z Disclaimer

Please note this question was answered in 2018. The coding advice may or may not be outdated.

External fem-fem bypass

Date: Dec 19, 2018

Question:

This patient had "near occlusive" blood flow around the Impella. Rightt SFA and pop angiography. Antegrade sheath insertion in right SFA under USG guidance with connection to left common femoral retrograde sheath creating a left to right external fem-fem bypass. Unlisted CPT?

Sign up for a membership to view the answer to this question.

Need to ask Dr.Z?

Don't see the answer you're looking for in the knowledge base? No problem. You can ask Dr. Z directly!
Ask Dr. Z a question now!