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Date: May 26, 2010


Dr Z, My patient has a non healing ulcer of his foot and our doctor is doing abdominal and extremity angiography. Along with the angiography he is also doing "renal sparing" catheter placements in both renal atreries for targeted renal therapy. This infusion was performed for 2 hours and 26 minutes. Can I code for this "renal sparing" and if so would be an unlisted procedure 53899? Appreciate your help.

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