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Bilateral ovarian vein venography

Date: Mar 5, 2021

Question:

What is the proper coding for when bilateral ovarian vein venography, embolization, and left renal vein venography are performed? I have seen this is a grey area, and many publications all have different ways to report these together. The procedure is:

"The left renal vein was selectively catheterized, and venography was performed. The left and right ovarian veins were selectively catheterized. Venography and embolization were performed."

Your book states to use 75833 for bilateral ovarian venography and 75831 for unilateral renal venography. Can you report these two codes together?

I have seen where others say to use 76496 for the bilateral ovarian venography. So what is the proper way to code this?

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