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HOW TO CODE A CIRCUMFLEX STENT

A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
By Jiminiy!!: Well, if that's new, contact your cardiologist. It could mean nothing but it could also mean something. With a history of heart problems like you do i ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cad: Films need to be reviewed with good history and physical along with other diagnostic tests
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes if symptoms: From ischemia are not responsive to medical therapy.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
It depends.: If there is no scar resulting from the occlusions and there is a significant amount of heart muscle which is not adequately supplied with blood flow b ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Generally yes: The real question is do they need to be done. An artery that has been closed for some time (cto), is usually no longer threatening to you. In some cas ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Insertion of stents : Implanting coronary vessels to open and maintain patency of blocked vessels stenting can be done to unclog blockage in general eg.Kidney stents \ ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are many: different places that stents are used. Without defining your placement no comment can be made. Cardiac stents cannot be self removed, biliary stents c ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Information: Unless I missed something, there is not enough information to answer this question. RJ
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Mesh of steinless st: This may be impregnated with medicines\ in short stent is a collapsed metal mesh like a chainlinked fence.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Depends: On type and location of stent. Original symptoms usually return if stent fails. Sometimes symptoms are worse than original problem. Contact physician ... Read More
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