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Radiology Coding Alert

Balloon Angioplasty:

Check If Vasospasm Was Cause of Narrowing

Your physician may do radiological supervision, imaging, and intervention for a balloon angioplasty either for an atherosclerotic narrowing or a vasospasm. You have a different set of codes to choose from for vasospastic narrowings. What is vasospasm? Vasospasm is narrowing of the lumen of the blood vessel due to contracture of the component musculature in the vessel wall. Narrowing of [...]



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