1. ____ cardiology is entering the body to make a correction or for examination.
  2. An example of a nonivasive cardiology procedure/service is:
    cardiovascular stress test
  3. Supervision and interpreation codes for angiography are located where in the CPT manuel
    Radiology Section
  4. The major division of the Cardio vascular subsection is whether a procedure involving a ____ vessel.
    Coronary or noncoronary
  5. The device that can be inserted into the body to electrical shock the heart into regular rhythm.
  6. Pacemaker insertion codes are divided based on the surgical
  7. What is the name of the electrodes that are placed ibto the atrium and /or ventricle of the heart when a pacemaker is inserted?
  8. What are the three sections of the CPT manuel that you use to code many cardiovascular services?
    Surgery, Radiology, Medicine
  9. What does the abbreviation EP mean as its relates to cardiovascular services?
  10. What type of cardiology is a diagnostic speciality that uses radioactive elements to aid in the diagnosis of cardiology conditions?
  11. Within the cardiovascular system , what is compared to the branches of a tree?
    vascular familes
  12. In which type of catheter placement is the catheter moved, manipulated or guided into a part of the arterial system other than the vessel punctured?
  13. The procedure in which the surgeon withdraws fluid from the pericardial space by means of a needle inserted percutaneously into a space is called
  14. A _____ is a mass of undissolved matter that is present in the blood and is transported by the blood
  15. Which is not considered to be bundled in with a vascular injection
    contrast media
  16. A Holter monitor is similar to an electrocardiogram in that
    leads are attached to the patient
  17. Cardiovascular stress test codes are used for
    both a and b

    • exercise-induced studies
    • pharmacologically-induced studies
  18. If the clinic physician performs the catheterization procedure at the hospital , which modifier would you append to the catheterization
  19. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring is
    a procedure that is done over a 24 hr period by means if a portable device worn by the patient
  20. The pulse generator of a pacemaker is also referred to as
    the battery
  21. __________ is a procedure in which fluid is withdrawn from the space around the heart through a needle and a catheter is left in to allow for continued drainage
  22. In which type of catheter placement is the catheter moved , manipulation or guided into a part of the arterial system of other than the vessel puncutured?
  23. An example of a noninvasive cardiology procedure /service is
    cardiovascular stress test
  24. The number of postopertative days usually assigned for the global period following implantation of a pacemaker is
  25. Which of the following modifiers does not identify a coronary
Card Set