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Question:How should I report the following procedures, which are from an antegrade approach for limb salvage: Diagnostic right superficial femoral angiogram with runoff  Right popliteal percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) and angiography  Right posterior tibial artery PTA and angiography
New Mexico Subscriber Answer:  For the right posterior tibial artery PTA and angiography, you should report 37228 (Revascularization, endovascular, open or [...]