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Is an "evolving STEMI considered acute?

Date: Dec 22, 2020


Patient presented to ER with CP @ 21:19PM; first troponins were negative. Patient left AMI before second troponin results came back. ER staff called patient to return to the hospital. Patient returned next morning at 7:53 with CP, jaw pain, sweating. EKG showed ST elevation V3 and aVF, ST depression V2 and aVL. Patient taken to cath lab emergently. Would 92941 be appropriate in this scenario?

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