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repair of brachial artery transection with end to end anastomosis
Our vascular surgeon performed repair of brachial artery transection, and we are not sure what code to report. We are only coming up with 35206. What are your thoughts?
"Small bulldog clamps were placed on the proximal and distal ends for control. The proximal and distal ends of brachial artery were cut back with scissors, then it was repaired with end-to-end anastomosis using two running 7-0 Prolene sutures. Once anastomosis was completed, the bulldog clamps were removed."
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