Heart and vascular system

The following MBS item numbers are included in this clinical category.

13400
Restoration of cardiac rhythm by electrical stimulation (cardioversion), other than in the course of cardiac surgery (Anaes.)
32500
Varicose veins where varicosity measures 2.5mm or greater in diameter, multiple injections of sclerosant using continuous compression techniques, including associated consultation - 1 or both legs - not being a service associated with any other varicose vein operation on the same leg (excluding aftercare) - to a maximum of 6 treatments in a 12 month period (Anaes.)
32501
Varicose veins where varicosity measures 2.5mm or greater in diameter, multiple injections of sclerosant using continuous compression techniques, including associated consultation - 1 or both legs - not being a service associated with any other varicose vein operation on the same leg, (excluding after-care) where it can be demonstrated that truncal reflux in the long or short saphenous veins has been excluded by duplex examination - and that a 7th or subsequent treatment (including any treatments to which item 32500 applies) is indicated in a 12 month period
32504
Varicose veins, multiple excision of tributaries, with or without division of 1 or more perforating veins - 1 leg - not being a service associated with a service to which item 32507, 32508, 32511, 32514 or 32517 applies on the same leg (Anaes.)
32507
Varicose veins, sub-fascial surgical exploration of one or more incompetent perforating veins - 1 leg - not being a service associated with a service to which item 32508, 32511, 32514 or 32517 applies on the same leg (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32508
Varicose veins, complete dissection at the sapheno-femoral or sapheno-popliteal junction -1 leg - with or without either ligation or stripping, or both, of the long or short saphenous veins, for the first time on the same leg, including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32511
Varicose veins, complete dissection at the sapheno-femoral and sapheno-popliteal junction -1 leg - with or without either ligation or stripping, or both, of the long or short saphenous veins, for the first time on the same leg, including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32514
Varicose veins, ligation of the long or short saphenous vein on the same leg, with or without stripping, by re-operation for recurrent veins in the same territory - 1 leg - including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32517
Varicose veins, ligation of the long and short saphenous vein on the same leg, with or without stripping, by re-operation for recurrent veins in either territory - 1 leg - including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32520
Varicose veins, abolition of venous reflux by occlusion of a primary or recurrent great (long) or small (short) saphenous vein of one leg (and major tributaries of saphenous veins as necessary), using a laser probe introduced by an endovenous catheter, if it is documented by duplex ultrasound that the great or small saphenous vein (whichever is to be treated) demonstrates reflux of 0.5 seconds or longer: (a) including all preparation and immediate clinical aftercare (including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both); and (b) not including radiofrequency diathermy, radiofrequency ablation or cyanoacrylate embolisation; and (c) not provided on the same occasion as a service described in any of items 32500, 32501, 32504 and 32507 (Anaes.)
32522
Varicose veins, abolition of venous reflux by occlusion of a primary or recurrent great (long) and small (short) saphenous vein of one leg (and major tributaries of saphenous veins as necessary), using a laser probe introduced by an endovenous catheter, if it is documented by duplex ultrasound that the great and small saphenous veins demonstrate reflux of 0.5 seconds or longer: (a) including all preparation and immediate clinical aftercare (including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both); and (b) not including radiofrequency diathermy, radiofrequency ablation or cyanoacrylate embolisation, and not provided on the same occasion as a service described in any of items 32500, 32501, 32504 and 32507 (Anaes.)
32523
Varicose veins, abolition of venous reflux by occlusion of a primary or recurrent great (long) or small (short) saphenous vein of one leg (and major tributaries of saphenous veins as necessary), using a radiofrequency catheter introduced by an endovenous catheter, if it is documented by duplex ultrasound that the great or small saphenous vein (whichever is to be treated) demonstrates reflux of 0.5 seconds or longer: (a) including all preparation and immediate clinical aftercare (including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both); and (b) not including endovenous laser therapy or cyanoacrylate embolisation; and (c) not provided on the same occasion as a service described in any of items 32500, 32501, 32504and 32507 (Anaes.)
32526
Varicose veins, abolition of venous reflux by occlusion of a primary or recurrent great (long) and small (short) saphenous vein of one leg (and major tributaries of saphenous veins as necessary), using a radiofrequency catheter introduced by an endovenous catheter, if it is documented by duplex ultrasound that the great and small saphenous veins demonstrate reflux of 0.5 seconds or longer: (a)including all preparation and immediate clinical aftercare (including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both); and (b) not including endovenous laser therapy or cyanoacrylate embolisation; and (c) not provided on the same occasion as a service described in any of items 32500, 32501, 32504 and 32507 (Anaes.)
32528
Varicose veins, abolition of venous reflux by occlusion of a primary or recurrent great (long) or small (short) saphenous vein of one leg (and major tributaries of saphenous veins as necessary), using cyanoacrylate adhesive, if it is documented by duplex ultrasound that the great or small saphenous vein (whichever is to be treated) demonstrates reflux of 0.5 seconds or longer: (a) including all preparation and immediate clinical aftercare (including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both); and (b) not including radiofrequency diathermy, radiofrequency ablation or endovenous laser therapy; and (c) not provided on the same occasion as a service described in any of items32500, 32501, 32504 and 32507 (Anaes.)
32529
Varicose veins, abolition of venous reflux by occlusion of a primary or recurrent great (long) and small (short) saphenous vein of one leg (and major tributaries of saphenous veins as necessary), using cyanoacrylate adhesive, if it is documented by duplex ultrasound that the great and small saphenous veins demonstrate reflux of 0.5 seconds or longer: (a) including all preparation and immediate clinical aftercare (including excision or injection of either tributaries or incompetent perforating veins, or both); and (b) not including radiofrequency diathermy, radiofrequency ablation or endovenous laser therapy; and (c) not provided on the same occasion as a service described in any of items32500, 32501, 32504 and 32507 (Anaes.)
32700
Artery of neck, bypass using vein or synthetic material (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32703
Internal carotid artery, transection and reanastomosis of, or resection of small length and reanastomosis of - with or without endarterectomy (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32708
Aortic bypass for occlusive disease using a straight non-bifurcated graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32710
Aortic bypass for occlusive disease using a bifurcated graft with 1 or both anastomoses to the iliac arteries (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32711
Aortic bypass for occlusive disease using a bifurcated graft with 1 or both anastomoses to the common femoral or profunda femoris arteries (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32712
Ilio-femoral bypass grafting (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32715
Axillary or subclavian to femoral bypass grafting to 1 or both femoral arteries (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32718
Femoro-femoral or ilio-femoral cross-over bypass grafting (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32721
Renal artery, bypass grafting to (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32724
Renal arteries (both), bypass grafting to (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32730
Mesenteric vessel (single), bypass grafting to (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32733
Mesenteric vessels (multiple), bypass grafting to (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32736
Inferior mesenteric artery, operation on, when performed in conjunction with another intra-abdominal vascular operation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32739
Femoral artery bypass grafting using vein, including harvesting of vein (when it is the ipsilateral long saphenous vein) with above knee anastomosis (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32742
Femoral artery bypass grafting using vein, including harvesting of vein (when it is the ipsilateral long saphenous vein) with distal anastomosis to below knee popliteal artery (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32745
Femoral artery bypass grafting using vein, including harvesting of vein (when it is the ipsilateral long saphenous vein) with distal anastomosis to tibio peroneal trunk or tibial or peroneal artery (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32748
Femoral artery bypass grafting using vein, including harvesting of vein (when it is the ipsilateral long saphenous vein) with distal anastomosis within 5cms of the ankle joint (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32751
Femoral artery bypass grafting using synthetic graft, with lower anastomosis above or below the knee (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32754
Femoral artery bypass grafting, using a composite graft (synthetic material and vein) with lower anastomosis above or below the knee, including use of a cuff or sleeve of vein at 1 or both anastomoses (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32757
Femoral artery sequential bypass grafting (using a vein or synthetic material) where an additional anastomosis is made to separately revascularise more than 1 artery - each additional artery revascularised beyond a femoral bypass (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32760
Vein, harvesting of, from leg or arm for bypass or replacement graft when not performed on the limb which is the subject of the bypass or graft - each vein (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32763
Arterial bypass grafting, using vein or synthetic material, not being a service to which another item in this Sub-group applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32766
Arterial or venous anastomosis, not being a service to which another item in this Sub-group applies, as an independent procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
32769
Arterial or venous anastomosis not being a service to which another item in this Sub-group applies, when performed in combination with another vascular operation (including graft to graft anastomosis) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33050
Bypass grafting to replace a popliteal aneurysm using vein, including harvesting vein (when it is the ipsilateral long saphenous vein) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33055
Bypass grafting to replace a popliteal aneurysm using a synthetic graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33070
Aneurysm in the extremities, ligation, suture closure or excision of, without bypass grafting (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33075
Aneurysm in the neck, ligation, suture closure or excision of, without bypass grafting (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33080
Intra-abdominal or pelvic aneurysm, ligation, suture closure or excision of, without bypass grafting (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33100
Aneurysm of common or internal carotid artery, or both, replacement by graft of vein or synthetic material (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33103
Thoracic aneurysm, replacement by graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33109
Thoraco-abdominal aneurysm, replacement by graft including re-implantation of arteries (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33112
Suprarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, replacement by graft including re-implantation of arteries (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33115
Infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, replacement by tube graft not being a service associated with a service to which item 33116 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33116
Infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, replacement by tube graft using endovascular repair procedure, excluding associated radiological services (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33118
Infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, replacement by bifurcation graft to iliac arteries (with or without excision of common iliac aneurysms) not being a service associated with a service to which item 33119 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33119
Infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, replacement by bifurcation graft to one or both iliac arteries using endovascular repair procedure, excluding associated radiological services (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33121
Infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, replacement by bifurcation graft to 1 or both femoral arteries (with or without excision or bypass of common iliac aneurysms) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33124
Aneurysm of iliac artery (common, external or internal), replacement by graft - unilateral (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33127
Aneurysms of iliac arteries (common, external or internal), replacement by graft - bilateral (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33130
Aneurysm of visceral artery, excision and repair by direct anastomosis or replacement by graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33133
Aneurysm of visceral artery, dissection and ligation of arteries without restoration of continuity (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33136
False aneurysm, repair of, at aortic anastomosis following previous aortic surgery (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33139
False aneurysm, repair of, in iliac artery and restoration of arterial continuity (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33142
False aneurysm, repair of, in femoral artery and restoration of arterial continuity (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33145
Ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm, replacement by graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33148
Ruptured thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysm, replacement by graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33151
Ruptured suprarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, replacement by graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33154
Ruptured infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, replacement by tube graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33157
Ruptured infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, replacement by bifurcation graft to iliac arteries (with or without excision or bypass of common iliac aneurysms) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33160
Ruptured infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, replacement by bifurcation graft to 1 or both femoral arteries (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33163
Ruptured iliac artery aneurysm, replacement by graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33166
Ruptured aneurysm of visceral artery, replacement by anastomosis or graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33169
Ruptured aneurysm of visceral artery, simple ligation of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33172
Aneurysm of major artery, replacement by graft, not being a service to which another item in this Sub-group applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33175
Ruptured aneurysm in the extremities, ligation, suture closure or excision of, without bypass grafting (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33178
Ruptured aneurysm in the neck, ligation, suture closure or excision of, without bypass grafting (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33181
Ruptured intra-abdominal or pelvic aneurysm, ligation, suture closure or excision of, without bypass grafting (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33500
Artery or arteries of neck, endarterectomy of, including closure by suture (where endarterectomy of 1 or more arteries is undertaken through 1 arteriotomy incision) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33506
Innominate or subclavian artery, endarterectomy of, including closure by suture (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33509
Aortic endarterectomy, including closure by suture, not being a service associated with another procedure on the aorta (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33512
Aorto-iliac endarterectomy (1 or both iliac arteries), including closure by suture not being a service associated with a service to which item 33515 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33515
Aorto-femoral endarterectomy (1 or both femoral arteries) or bilateral ilio-femoral endarterectomy, including closure by suture, not being a service associated with a service to which item 33512 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33518
Iliac endarterectomy, including closure by suture, not being a service associated with another procedure on the iliac artery (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33521
Ilio-femoral endarterectomy (1 side), including closure by suture (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33524
Renal artery, endarterectomy of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33527
Renal arteries (both), endarterectomy of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33530
Coeliac or superior mesenteric artery, endarterectomy of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33533
Coeliac and superior mesenteric artery, endarterectomy of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33536
Inferior mesenteric artery, endarterectomy of, not being a service associated with a service to which another item in this Sub-group applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33539
Artery of extremities, endarterectomy of, including closure by suture (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33542
Extended deep femoral endarterectomy where the endarterectomy is at least 7cms long (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33545
Artery, vein or bypass graft, patch grafting to by vein or synthetic material where patch is less than 3cm long (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33548
Artery, vein or bypass graft, patch grafting to by vein or synthetic material where patch is 3cm long or greater (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33551
Vein, harvesting of from leg or arm for patch when not performed through same incision as operation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33554
Endarterectomy, in conjunction with an arterial bypass operation to prepare the site for anastomosis - each site (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33800
Embolus, removal of, from artery of neck (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33803
Embolectomy or thrombectomy, by abdominal approach, of an artery or bypass graft of trunk (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33806
Embolectomy or thrombectomy (including the infusion of thrombolytic or other agents) from an artery or bypass graft of extremities, or embolectomy of abdominal artery via the femoral artery, item to be claimed once per extremity, regardless of the number of incisions required to access the artery or bypass graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33810
Inferior vena cava or iliac vein, closed thrombectomy by catheter via the femoral vein (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33811
Inferior vena cava or iliac vein, open removal of thrombus or tumour (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33812
Thrombus, removal of, from femoral or other similar large vein (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33815
Major artery or vein of extremity, repair of wound of, with restoration of continuity, by lateral suture (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33818
Major artery or vein of extremity, repair of wound of, with restoration of continuity, by direct anastomosis (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33821
Major artery or vein of extremity, repair of wound of, with restoration of continuity, by interposition graft of synthetic material or vein (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33824
Major artery or vein of neck, repair of wound of, with restoration of continuity, by lateral suture (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33827
Major artery or vein of neck, repair of wound of, with restoration of continuity, by direct anastomosis (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33830
Major artery or vein of neck, repair of wound of, with restoration of continuity, by interposition graft of synthetic material or vein (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33833
Major artery or vein of abdomen, repair of wound of, with restoration of continuity by lateral suture (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33836
Major artery or vein of abdomen, repair of wound of, with restoration of continuity by direct anastomosis (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33839
Major artery or vein of abdomen, repair of wound of, with restoration of continuity by means of interposition graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33842
Artery of neck, re-operation for bleeding or thrombosis after carotid or vertebral artery surgery (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33845
Laparotomy for control of post operative bleeding or thrombosis after intra-abdominal vascular procedure, where no other procedure is performed (Anaes.) (Assist.)
33848
Extremity, re-operation on, for control of bleeding or thrombosis after vascular procedure, where no other procedure is performed (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34100
Major artery of neck, elective ligation or exploration of, not being a service associated with any other vascular procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34103
Great artery (aorta or pulmonary artery) or great vein (superior or inferior vena cava), ligation or exploration of immediate branches or tributaries, or ligation or exploration of the subclavian, axillary, iliac, femoral or popliteal arteries or veins, if the service is not associated with item 32508, 32511, 32520, 32522, 32523, 32526, 32528 or 32529 - for a maximum of 2 services provided to the same patient on the same occasion (H) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34106
Artery or vein (including brachial, radial, ulnar or tibial), ligation of, by elective operation, or exploration of, not being a service associated with any other vascular procedure except those services to which items 32508, 32511, 32514 or 32517 apply (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34109
Temporal artery, biopsy of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34112
Arterio-venous fistula of an extremity, dissection and ligation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34115
Arterio-venous fistula of the neck, dissection and ligation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34118
Arterio-venous fistula of the abdomen, dissection and ligation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34121
Arterio-venous fistula of an extremity, dissection and repair of, with restoration of continuity (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34124
Arterio-venous fistula of the neck, dissection and repair of, with restoration of continuity (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34127
Arterio-venous fistula of the abdomen, dissection and repair of, with restoration of continuity (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34130
Surgically created arterio-venous fistula of an extremity, closure of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34142
Coeliac artery, decompression of, for coeliac artery compression syndrome, as an independent procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34145
Popliteal artery, exploration of, for popliteal entrapment, with or without division of fibrous tissue and muscle (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34148
Carotid associated tumour, resection of, with or without repair or reconstruction of internal or common carotid arteries, when tumour is 4cm or less in maximum diameter (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34151
Carotid associated tumour, resection of, with or without repair or reconstruction of internal or common carotid arteries, when tumour is greater than 4cm in maximum diameter (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34154
Recurrent carotid associated tumour, resection of, with or without repair or replacement of portion of internal or common carotid arteries (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34157
Neck, excision of infected bypass graft, including closure of vessel or vessels (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34160
Aorto-duodenal fistula, repair of, by suture of aorta and repair of duodenum (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34163
Aorto-duodenal fistula, repair of, by insertion of aortic graft and repair of duodenum (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34166
Aorto-duodenal fistula, repair of, by oversewing of abdominal aorta, repair of duodenum and axillo bifemoral grafting (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34169
Infected bypass graft from trunk, excision of, including closure of arteries (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34172
Infected axillo-femoral or femoro-femoral graft, excision of, including closure of arteries (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34175
Infected bypass graft from extremities, excision of including closure of arteries (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34500
Arteriovenous shunt, external, insertion of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34503
Arteriovenous anastomosis of upper or lower limb, in conjunction with another venous or arterial operation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34506
Arteriovenous shunt, external, removal of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34509
Arteriovenous anastomosis of upper or lower limb, not in conjunction with another venous or arterial operation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34512
Arteriovenous access device, insertion of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34515
Arteriovenous access device, thrombectomy of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34518
Stenosis of arteriovenous fistula or prosthetic arteriovenous access device, correction of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34800
Inferior vena cava, plication, ligation, or application of caval clip (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34803
Inferior vena cava, reconstruction of or bypass by vein or synthetic material (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34806
Cross leg bypass grafting, saphenous to iliac or femoral vein (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34809
Saphenous vein anastomosis to femoral or popliteal vein for femoral vein bypass (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34812
Venous stenosis or occlusion, vein bypass for, using vein or synthetic material, not being a service associated with a service to which item 34806 or 34809 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34815
Vein stenosis, patch angioplasty for, (excluding vein graft stenosis) - using vein or synthetic material (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34818
Venous valve, plication or repair to restore valve competency (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34821
Vein transplant to restore valvular function (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34824
External stent, application of, to restore venous valve competency to superficial vein - 1 stent (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34827
External stents, application of, to restore venous valve competency to superficial vein or veins - more than 1 stent (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34830
External stent, application of, to restore venous valve competency to deep vein (1 stent) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
34833
External stents, application of, to restore venous valve competency to deep vein or veins (more than 1 stent) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35100
Ischaemic limb, debridement of necrotic material, gangrenous tissue, or slough in, in the operating theatre of a hospital, when debridement includes muscle, tendon or bone (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35103
Ischaemic limb, debridement of necrotic material, gangrenous tissue, or slough in, in the operating theatre of a hospital, superficial tissue only (Anaes.)
35200
Operative arteriography or venography, 1 or more of, performed during the course of an operative procedure on an artery or vein, 1 site (Anaes.)
35202
Major arteries or veins in the neck, abdomen or extremities, access to, as part of re-operation after prior surgery on these vessels (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35300
Transluminal balloon angioplasty of 1 peripheral artery or vein of 1 limb, percutaneous or by open exposure, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35303
Transluminal balloon angioplasty of aortic arch branches, aortic visceral branches, or more than 1 peripheral artery or vein of 1 limb, percutaneous or by open exposure, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35306
TRASLUMINA STENT INSERTION, 1 or more stents, including associated balloon dilatation for 1 peripheral artery or vein of 1 limb, percutaneous or by open exposure, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare. (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35307
Transluminal stent insertion, 1 or more stents (not drug-eluting), with or without associated balloon dilatation, for 1 carotid artery, percutaneous (not direct), with or without the use of an embolic protection device, in patients who: - meet the indications for carotid endarterectomy; and - have medical or surgical comorbidities that would make them at high risk of perioperative complications from carotid endarterectomy, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35309
TRANSLUMINAL STENT INSERTION, 1 or more stents, including associated balloon dilatation for visceral arteries or veins, or more than 1 peripheral artery or vein of 1 limb, percutaneous or by open exposure, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare. (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35312
Peripheral arterial atherectomy including associated balloon dilatation of 1 limb, percutaneous or by open exposure, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35315
Peripheral laser angioplasty including associated balloon dilatation of 1 limb, percutaneous or by open exposure, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35317
Peripheral arterial or venous catheterisation with administration of thrombolytic or chemotherapeutic agents, by continuous infusion, using percutaneous approach, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (not being a service associated with a service to which another item in Subgroup 11 of Group T1 or items 35319 or 35320 applies and not being a service associated with photodynamic therapy with verteporfin) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35319
Peripheral arterial or venous catheterisation with administration of thrombolytic or chemotherapeutic agents, by pulse spray technique, using percutaneous approach, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (not being a service associated with a service to which another item in Subgroup 11 of Group T1 or items 35317 or 35320 applies and not being a service associated with photodynamic therapy with verteporfin) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35320
Peripheral arterial or venous catheterisation with administration of thrombolytic or chemotherapeutic agents, by open exposure, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (not being a service associated with a service to which another item in Subgroup 11 of Group T1 or items 35317 or 35319 applies and not being a service associated with photodynamic therapy with verteporfin) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35321
Peripheral arterial or venous catheterisation to administer agents to occlude arteries, veins or arterio-venous fistulae or to arrest haemorrhage, (but not for the treatment of uterine fibroids or varicose veins) percutaneous or by open exposure, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare, not being a service associated with photodynamic therapy with verteporfin (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35324
Angioscopy not combined with any other procedure, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35327
Angioscopy combined with any other procedure, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35330
Insertion of inferior vena caval filter, percutaneous or by open exposure, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35331
Retrieval of inferior vena caval filter, percutaneous or by open exposure, not including associated radiological services or preparation, and not including aftercare (Anaes.)
35360
Retrieval of foreign body in pulmonary artery, percutaneous or by open exposure, not including associated radiological services or preparation, and not including aftercare (foreign body does not include an instrument inserted for the purpose of a service being rendered) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35361
Retrieval of foreign body in right atrium, percutaneous or by open exposure, not including associated radiological services or preparation, and not including aftercare (foreign body does not include an instrument inserted for the purpose of a service being rendered) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35362
Retrieval of foreign body in inferior vena cava or aorta, percutaneous or by open exposure, not including associated radiological services or preparation, and not including aftercare (foreign body does not include an instrument inserted for the purpose of a service being rendered) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
35363
Retrieval of foreign body in peripheral vein or peripheral artery, percutaneous or by open exposure, not including associated radiological services or preparation, and not including aftercare (foreign body does not include an instrument inserted for the purpose of a service being rendered) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38200
Right heart catheterisation,, with any one or more of the following: fluoroscopy, oximetry, dye dilution curves, cardiac output measurement by any method, shunt detection or exercise stress test (Anaes.)
38203
Left heart catheterisation by percutaneous arterial puncture, arteriotomy or percutaneous left ventri cular puncture with any one or more of the following fluoroscopy, oximetry, dye dilution curves, cardiac output measurements by any method, shunt detection or exercise stress test (Anaes.)
38206
Right heart catheterisation with left heart catheterisation via the right heart or by any other procedure with any one or more of the following: fluoroscopy, oximetry, dye dilution curves, cardiac output measurements by any method, shunt detection or exercise stress test (Anaes.)
38209
Cardiac electrophysiological study up to and including 3 catheter investigation of any 1 or more of syncope, atrioventricular conduction, sinus node function or simple ventricular tachycardia studies, not being a service associated with a service to which item 38212 or 38213 applies (Anaes.)
38212
Cardiac electrophysiological study 4 or more catheter supraventricular tachycardia investigation; or complex tachycardia inductions, or multiple catheter mapping, or acute intravenous antiarrhythmic drug testing with pre and post drug inductions; or catheter ablation to intentionally induce complete AV block; or intraoperative mapping; or electrophysiological services during defibrillator implantation or testing not being a service associated with a service to which item 38209 or 38213 applies (Anaes.)
38213
Cardiac electrophysiological study, for follow-up testing of implanted defibrillator - not being a service associated with a service to which item 38209 or 38212 applies (Anaes.)
38215
Selective coronary angiography, placement of catheters and injection of opaque material into the native coronary arteries, not being a service associated with a service to which item 38218, 38220, 38222, 38225, 38228, 38231, 38234, 38237, 38240 or 38246 applies (Anaes.)
38218
Selective coronary angiography, placement of catheters and injection of opaque material with right or left heart catheterisation or both, or aortography, not being a service associated with a service to which item 38215, 38220, 38222, 38225, 38228, 38231, 38234, 38237, 38240 or 38246 applies (Anaes.)
38220
Selective coronary graft angiography placement of catheter(s) and injection of opaque material into free coronary graft(s) attached to the aorta (irrespective of the number of grafts), not being a service associated with a service to which item 38215, 38218, 38222, 38225, 38228, 38231, 38234, 38237, 38240 or 38246 applies (Anaes.)
38222
Selective coronary graft angiography, placement of catheter(s) and injection of opaque material into direct internal mammary artery graft(s) to one or more coronary arteries (irrespective of the number of grafts), not being a service associated with a service to which item 38215, 38218, 38220, 38225, 38228, 38231, 38234, 38237, 38240 or 38246 applies (Anaes.)
38225
Selective coronary angiography, placement of catheters and injection of opaque material into the native coronary arteries and placement of catheter(s) and injection of opaque material into free coronary graft(s) attached to the aorta (irrespective of the number of grafts), not being a service associated with a service to which item 38215, 38218, 38220, 38222, 38228, 38231, 38234, 38237, 38240 or 38246 applies (Anaes.)
38228
Selective coronary angiography, placement of catheters and injection of opaque material into the native coronary arteries and placement of catheter(s) and injection of opaque material into direct internal mammary artery graft(s) to one or more coronary arteries (irrespective of the number of grafts), not being a service associated with a service to which item 38215, 38218, 38220, 38222, 38225, 38231, 38234, 38237, 38240 or 38246 applies (Anaes.)
38231
Selective coronary angiography, placement of catheters and injection of opaque material into the native coronary arteries and placement of catheter(s) and injection of opaque material into the free coronary graft(s) attached to the aorta (irrespective of the number of grafts), and placement of catheter(s) and injection of opaque material into direct internal mammary artery graft(s) to one or more coronary arteries (irrespective of the number of grafts), not being a service associated with a service to which item 38215, 38218, 38220, 38222, 38225, 38228, 38234, 38237, 38240 or 38246 applies (Anaes.)
38234
Selective coronary angiography, placement of catheters and injection of opaque material with right or left heart catheterisation or both, or aortography and placement of catheter(s) and injection of opaque material into free coronary graft(s) attached to the aorta (irrespective of the number of grafts), not being a service associated with a service to which item 38215, 38218, 38220, 38222, 38225, 38228, 38231, 38237, 38240 or 38246 applies (Anaes.)
38237
Selective coronary angiography, placement of catheters and injection of opaque material with right or left heart catheterisation or both, or aortography and placement of catheter(s) and injection of opaque material into direct internal mammary artery graft(s) to one or more coronary arteries (irrespective of the number of grafts), not being a service associated with a service to which item 38215, 38218, 38220, 38222, 38225, 38228, 38231, 38234, 38240 or 38246 applies (Anaes.)
38240
Selective coronary angiography, placement of catheters and injection of opaque material with right or left heart catheterisation or both, or aortography and placement of catheter(s) and injection of opaque material into free coronary graft(s) attached to the aorta (irrespective of the number of grafts) and placement of catheter(s) and injection of opaque material into direct internal mammary artery graft(s) to one or more coronary arteries (irrespective of the number of grafts), not being a service associated with a service to which item 38215, 38218, 38220, 38222, 38225, 38228, 38231, 38234, 38237 or 38246 applies (Anaes.)
38241
Use of a coronary pressure wire during selective coronary angiography to measure fractional flow reserve (ffr) and coronary flow reserve (cfr) in one or more intermediate coronary artery or graft lesions (stenosis of 30-70%), to determine whether revascularisation should be performed where previous stress testing has either not been performed or the results are inconlclusive (Anaes.)
38243
Placement of catheter(s) and injection of opaque material into any coronary vessel(s) or graft(s) prior to any coronary interventional procedure, not being a service associated with a service to which item 38246 applies (Anaes.)
38246
Selective coronary angiography, placement of catheters and injection of opaque material with right or left heart catheterisation or both, or aortography followed by placement of catheters prior to any coronary interventional procedure, not being a service associated with a service to which item 38215, 38218, 38220, 38222, 38225, 38228, 38231, 38234, 38237, 38240 or 38243 applies (Anaes.)
38256
Temporary transvenous pacemaking electrode, insertion of (Anaes.)
38270
Balloon valvuloplasty or isolated atrial septostomy, including cardiac catheterisations before and after balloon dilatation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38272
Atrial septal defect closure, with septal occluder or other similar device, by transcatheter approach (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38273
Patent ductus arteriosus, transcatheter closure of, including cardiac catheterisation and any imaging associated with the service (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38274
Ventricular septal defect, transcatheter closure of, with imaging and cardiac catheterisation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38275
Myocardial biopsy, by cardiac catheterisation (Anaes.)
38276
Transcatheter occlusion of left atrial appendage, and cardiac catheterisation performed by the same practitioner, for stroke prevention in a patient who has non‑valvular atrial fibrillation and a contraindication to life‑long oral anticoagulation therapy, and is at increased risk of thromboembolism demonstrated by: (a) a prior stroke (whether of an ischaemic or unknown type), transient ischaemic attack or non‑central nervous system systemic embolism; or (b) at least 2 of the following risk factors: (i) an age of 65 years or more; (ii) hypertension; (iii) diabetes mellitus; (iv) heart failure or left ventricular ejection fraction of 35% or less (or both); (v) vascular disease (prior myocardial infarction, peripheral artery disease or aortic plaque) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38285
Implantable ecg loop recorder, insertion of, for diagnosis of primary disorder in patients with recurrent unexplained syncope where: - a diagnosis has not been achieved through all other available cardiac investigations; and - a neurogenic cause is not suspected; and - it has been determined that the patient does not have structural heart disease associated with a high risk of sudden cardiac death. including initial programming and testing, as an admitted patient in an approved hospital (Anaes.)
38286
Implantable ecg loop recorder, removal of, as an admitted patient in an approved hospital (Anaes.)
38287
Ablation of arrhythmia circuit or focus or isolation procedure involving 1 atrial chamber (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38288
Implantable loop recorder, insertion of, for diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, if: (a) the patient to whom the service is provided has been diagnosed as having had an embolic stroke of undetermined source; and (b) the bases of the diagnosis included the following: (i) the medical history of the patient; (ii) physical examination; (iii) brain and carotid imaging; (iv) cardiac imaging; (v) surface ECG testing including 24‑hour Holter monitoring; and (c) atrial fibrillation is suspected; and (d) the patient: (i) does not have a permanent indication for oral anticoagulants; or (ii) does not have a permanent oral anticoagulants contraindication; including initial programming and testing (Anaes.)
38290
Ablation of arrhythmia circuits or foci, or isolation procedure involving both atrial chambers and including curative procedures for atrial fibrillation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38293
Ventricular arrhythmia with mapping and ablation, including all associated electrophysiological studies performed on the same day (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38300
Transluminal balloon angioplasty of 1 coronary artery, percutaneous or by open exposure, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38303
Transluminal balloon angioplasty of more than 1 coronary artery, percutaneous or by open exposure, excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38306
Transluminal insertion of stent or stents into one occlusional site, including associated balloon dilatation of coronary artery, percutaneous or by open exposure, excluding associated radiological services, radiological preparation and after‑care (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38309
Percutaneous transluminal rotational atherectomy of 1 coronary artery, including balloon angioplasty with no stent insertion where:- no lesion of the coronary artery has been stented; and- each lesion of the coronary artery is complex and heavily calcified; and- balloon angioplasty with or without stenting is not suitable; excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38312
Percutaneous transluminal rotational atherectomy of 1 coronary artery, including balloon angioplasty with insertion of 1 or more stents, where no lesion of the coronary artery has been stented; and each lesion of the coronary artery is complex and heavily calcified; and balloon angioplasty with or without stenting is not suitable; excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38315
Percutaneous transluminal rotational atherectomy of more than 1 coronary artery, including balloon angioplasty with no stent insertion where:- no lesion of the coronary arteries has been stented; and- each lesion of the coronary arteries is complex and heavily calcified; and- balloon angioplasty with or without stenting is not suitable; excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38318
Percutaneous transluminal rotational atherectomy of more than 1 coronary artery, including balloon angioplasty, with insertion of 1 or more stents, where:- no lesion of the coronary arteries has been stented; and- each lesion of the coronary arteries is complex and heavily calcified; and- balloon angioplasty with or without stenting is not suitable,excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38350
Single chamber permanent transvenous electrode, insertion, removal or replacement of, including cardiac electrophysiological services where used for pacemaker implantation (Anaes.)
38353
Permanent cardiac pacemaker, insertion, removal or replacement of, not for cardiac resynchronisation therapy, including cardiac electrophysiological services where used for pacemaker implantation (Anaes.)
38356
Dual chamber permanent transvenous electrodes, insertion, removal or replacement of, including cardiac electrophysiological services where used for pacemaker implantation (Anaes.)
38358
Extraction of chronically implanted transvenous pacing or defibrillator lead or leads, by percutaneous method where the leads have been in situ for greater than six months and require removal with locking stylets, snares and/or extraction sheaths in a facility where cardiac surgery is available, in association with item 61109 or 60509 (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38359
Pericardium, paracentesis of (excluding aftercare) (Anaes.)
38362
Intra-aortic balloon pump, percutaneous insertion of (Anaes.)
38365
Permanent cardiac synchronisation device (including a cardiac synchronisation device that is capable of defibrillation), insertion, removal or replacement of, for a patient who: (a) has: (i) moderate to severe chronic heart failure (new york heart association (nyha) class iii or iv) despite optimised medical therapy; and (ii) sinus rhythm; and (iii) a left ventricular ejection fraction of less than or equal to 35%; and (iv) a qrs duration greater than or equal to 120 ms; or (b) satisfied the requirements mentioned in paragraph (a) immediately before the insertion of a cardiac resynchronisation therapy device and transvenous left ventricle electrode (Anaes.)
38368
Permanent transvenous left ventricular electrode, insertion, removal or replacement of through the coronary sinus, for the purpose of cardiac resynchronisation therapy, including right heart catheterisation and any associated venogram of left ventricular veins, other than a service associated with a service to which item 35200 or 38200 applies, for a patient who: (a) has: (i) moderate to severe chronic heart failure (new york heart association (nyha) class iii or iv) despite optimised medical therapy; and (ii) sinus rhythm; and (iii) a left ventricular ejection fraction of less than or equal to 35%; and(iv) a qrs duration greater than or equal to 120 ms; or (b) has: (i) mild chronic heart failure (new york heart association (nyha) class ii) despite optimised medical therapy; and (ii) sinus rhythm; and (iii) a left ventricular ejection fraction of less than or equal to 35%; and(iv) a qrs duration greater than or equal to 150 ms; or (c) satisfied the requirements mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b) immediately before the insertion of a cardiac resynchronisation therapy device and transvenous left ventricle electrode (Anaes.)
38371
Permanent cardiac synchronisation device capable of defibrillation, insertion, removal or replacement of, for a patient who:(a) has:(i) moderate to severe chronic heart failure (new york heart association (nyha) class iii or iv) despite optimised medical therapy; and (ii) sinus rhythm; and (iii) a left ventricular ejection fraction of less than or equal to 35%; and (iv) a qrs duration greater than or equal to 120 ms; or (b) has:(i) mild chronic heart failure (new york heart association (nyha) class ii) despite optimised medical therapy; and (ii) sinus rhythm; and (iii) a left ventricular ejection fraction of less than or equal to 35%; and(iv) a qrs duration greater than or equal to 150 ms (Anaes.)
38384
Automatic defibrillator, insertion of patches for, or insertion of transvenous endocardial defibrillation electrodes for, primary prevention of sudden cardiac death in: - patients with a left ventricular ejection fraction of less than or equal to 30% at least one month after a myocardial infarct when the patient has received optimised medical therapy; or - patients with chronic heart failure associated with mild to moderate symptoms (nyha ii and iii) and a left ventricular ejection fraction less than or equal to 35% when the patient has received optimised medical therapy. not being a service associated with a service to which item 38213 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38387
Automatic defibrillator generator, insertion or replacement of for, primary prevention of sudden cardiac death in: - patients with a left ventricular ejection fraction of less than or equal to 30% at least one month after a myocardial infarct when the patient has received optimised medical therapy; or - patients with chronic heart failure associated with mild to moderate symptoms (nyha ii and iii) and a left ventricular ejection fraction less than or equal to 35% when the patient has received optimised medical therapy. not being a service associated with a service to which item 38213 applies, not for defibrillators capable of cardiac resynchronisation therapy (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38390
Automatic defibrillator, insertion of patches for, or insertion of transvenous endocardial defibrillation electrodes for - not for patients with heart failure or as primary prevention for tachycardia arrhythmias. Not being a service associated with a service to which item 38213 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38393
Automatic defibrillator generator, insertion or replacement of for - not for patients with heart failure or as primary prevention for tachycardia arrhythmias. Not being a service associated with a service to which item 38213 applies. (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38447
Pericardiectomy via sternotomy or anterolateral thoracotomy without cardiopulmonary bypass (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38449
Pericardiectomy via sternotomy or anterolateral thoracotomy with cardiopulmonary bypass (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38450
Pericardium, transthoracic open surgical drainage of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38452
PERICARDIUM, subxiphoid open surgical drainage of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38470
Permanent myocardial electrode, insertion of, by thoracotomy or sternotomy (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38473
Permanent pacemaker electrode, insertion by open surgical approach (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38475
Valve annuloplasty without insertion of ring, not being a service associated with a service to which item 38480 or 38481 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38477
Valve annuloplasty with insertion of ring not being a service to which item 38478 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38478
Valve annuloplasty with insertion of ring performed in conjunction with item 38480 or 38481 (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38480
Valve repair, 1 leaflet (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38481
Valve repair, 2 or more leaflets (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38483
Aortic valve leaflet or leaflets, decalcification of, not being a service to which item 38475, 38477, 38480, 38481, 38488 or 38489 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38485
Mitral annulus, reconstruction of, after decalcification, when performed in association with valve surgery (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38487
Mitral valve, open valvotomy of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38488
Valve replacement with bioprosthesis or mechanical prosthesis (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38489
Valve replacement with allograft (subcoronary or cylindrical implant), or unstented xenograft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38490
Sub-valvular structures, reconstruction and re-implantation of, associated with mitral and tricuspid valve replacement (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38493
Operative management of acute infective endocarditis, in association with heart valve surgery (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38495
TAVI, for the treatment of symptomatic severe aortic stenosis, performed via transfemoral delivery, unless transfemoral delivery is contraindicated or not feasible, in a TAVI Hospital on a TAVI Patient by a TAVI Practitioner – includes all intraoperative diagnostic imaging that the TAVI Practitioner performs upon the TAVI Patient. (Not payable more than once per patient in a five year period.) (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38496
Artery harvesting (other than internal mammary), for coronary artery bypass (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38497
Coronary artery bypass with cardiopulmonary bypass, using saphenous vein graft or grafts only, including harvesting of vein graft material where performed, not being a service asociated with a service to which item 38498, 38500, 38501, 38503 or 38504 apply (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38498
Coronary artery bypass with the aid of tissue stabilisers, performed without cardiopulmonary bypass, using saphenous vein graft or grafts only, including harvesting of vein graft material where performed, either via a median sternotomy or other minimally invasive technique and where a stand-by perfusionist is present, not being a service associated with a service to which items 38497, 38500, 38501, 38503, 38504 or 38600 apply (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38500
Coronary artery bypass with cardiopulmonary bypass, using single arterial graft, with or without vein graft or grafts, including harvesting of internal mammary artery or vein graft material where performed, not being a service associated with a service to which items 38497, 38498, 38501, 38503 or 38504 apply (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38501
Coronary artery bypass with the aid of tissue stabilisers, performed without cardiopulmonary bypass, using single arterial graft, with or without vein graft or grafts, including harvesting of internal mammary artery or vein graft material where performed, either via a median sternotomy or other minimally invasive technique and where a stand-by perfusionist is present, not being a service associated with a service to which items 38497, 38498, 38500, 38503, 38504 or 38600 apply (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38503
Coronary artery bypass with cardiopulmonary bypass, using 2 or more arterial grafts, with or without vein graft or grafts, including harvesting of internal mammary artery or vein graft material where performed, not being a service associated with a service to which items 38497, 38498, 38500, 38501 or 38504 apply (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38504
Coronary artery bypass with the aid of tissue stabilisers, performed without cardiopulmonary bypass, using 2 or more arterial grafts, with or without vein graft or grafts, including harvesting of internal mammary artery or vein graft material where performed, either via a median sternotomy or other minimally invasive technique and where a stand-by perfusionist is present, not being a service associated with a service to which items 38497, 38498, 38500, 38501, 38503 or 38600 apply (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38505
Coronary endarterectomy, by open operation, including repair with 1 or more patch grafts, each vessel (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38506
Left ventricular aneurysm, plication of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38507
Left ventricular aneurysm resection with primary repair (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38508
Left ventricular aneurysm resection with patch reconstruction of the left ventricle (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38509
Ischaemic ventricular septal rupture, repair of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38512
Division of accessory pathway, isolation procedure, procedure on atrioventricular node or perinodal tissues involving 1 atrial chamber only (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38515
Division of accessory pathway, isolation procedure, procedure on atrioventricular node or perinodal tissues involving both atrial chambers and including curative surgery for atrial fibrillation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38518
Ventricular arrhythmia with mapping and muscle ablation, with or without aneurysmeotomy (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38550
Ascending thoracic aorta, repair or replacement of, not involving valve replacement or repair or coronary artery implantation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38553
Ascending thoracic aorta, repair or replacement of, with aortic valve replacement or repair, without implantation of coronary arteries (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38556
Ascending thoracic aorta, repair or replacement of, with aortic valve replacement or repair, and implantation of coronary arteries (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38559
Aortic arch and ascending thoracic aorta, repair or replacement of, not involving valve replacement or repair or coronary artery implantation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38562
Aortic arch and ascending thoracic aorta, repair or replacement of, with aortic valve replacement or repair, without implantation of coronary arteries (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38565
Aortic arch and ascending thoracic aorta, repair or replacement of, with aortic valve replacement or repair, and implantation of coronary arteries (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38568
Descending thoracic aorta, repair or replacement of, without shunt or cardiopulmonary bypass, by open exposure, percutaneous or endovascular means (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38571
Descending thoracic aorta, repair or replacement of, using shunt or cardiopulmonary bypass (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38572
Operative management of acute rupture or dissection, in conjunction with procedures on the thoracic aorta (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38577
Cannulation for, and supervision and monitoring of, the administration of retrograde cerebral perfusion during deep hypothermic arrest (Assist.)
38588
Cannulation of the coronary sinus for, and supervision of, the retrograde administration of blood or crystalloid for cardioplegia, including pressure monitoring (Assist.)
38600
Central cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass excluding post-operative management, not being a service associated with a service to which another item in this Subgroup applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38603
Peripheral cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass excluding post-operative management (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38609
Intra-aortic balloon pump, insertion of, by arteriotomy (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38612
Intra-aortic balloon pump, removal of, with closure of artery by direct suture (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38613
Intra-aortic balloon pump, removal of, with closure of artery by patch graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38615
Insertion of a left or right ventricular assist device, for use as:(a) a bridge to cardiac transplantation in patients with refractory heart failure who are: (i) currently on a heart transplant waiting list, or (ii) expected to be suitable candidates for cardiac transplantation following a period of support on the ventricular assist device; or (b) acute post cardiotomy support for failure to wean from cardiopulmonary transplantation; or (c) cardio-respiratory support for acute cardiac failure which is likely to recover with short term support of less than 6 weeks;not being a service associated with the use of a ventricular assist device as destination therapy in the management of patients with heart failure who are not expected to be suitable candidates for cardiac transplantation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38618
Insertion of a left and right ventricular assist device, for use as:(a) a bridge to cardiac transplantation in patients with refractory heart failure who are: (i) currently on a heart transplant waiting list, or (ii) expected to be suitable candidates for cardiac transplantation following a period of support on the ventricular assist device; or (b) acute post cardiotomy support for failure to wean from cardiopulmonary transplantation; or (c) cardio-respiratory support for acute cardiac failure which is likely to recover with short term support of less than 6 weeks;not being a service associated with the use of a ventricular assist device as destination therapy in the management of patients with heart failure who are not expected to be suitable candidates for cardiac transplantation (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38621
Left or right ventricular assist device, removal of, as an independent procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38624
Left and right ventricular assist device, removal of, as an independent procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38627
Extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation, bypass or ventricular assist device cannulae, adjustment and re-positioning of, by open operation, in patients supported by these devices (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38637
Patent diseased coronary artery bypass vein graft or grafts, dissection, disconnection and oversewing of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38650
Myomectomy or myotomy for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38653
Open heart surgery, not being a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38654
Permanent left ventricular electrode, insertion, removal or replacement of via open thoracotomy, for the purpose of cardiac resynchronisation therapy, for a patient who:(a) has:(i) moderate to severe chronic heart failure (new york heart association (nyha) class iii or iv) despite optimised medical therapy; and (ii) sinus rhythm; and (iii) a left ventricular ejection fraction of less than or equal to 35%; and (iv) a qrs duration greater than or equal to 120 ms; or(b) has:(i) mild chronic heart failure (new york heart association (nyha) class ii) despite optimised medical therapy; and (ii) sinus rhythm; and (iii) a left ventricular ejection fraction of less than or equal to 35%; and (iv) a qrs duration greater than or equal to 150 ms; or (c) satisfied the requirements mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b) immediately before the insertion of a cardiac resynchronisation therapy device and transvenous left ventricle electrode (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38670
Cardiac tumour, excision of, involving the wall of the artrium or inter-atrial septum, without patch or conduit reconstruction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38673
Cardiac tumour, excision of, involving the wall of the atrium or inter-atrial septum, requiring reconstruction with patch or conduit (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38677
Cardiac tumour arising from ventricular myocardium, partial thickness excision of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38680
Cardiac tumour arising from ventricular myocardium, full thickness excision of including repair or reconstruction (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38700
Patent ductus arteriosus, shunt, collateral or other single large vessel, division or ligation of, without cardiopulmonary bypass, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38703
Patent ductus arteriosus, shunt, collateral or other single large vessel, division or ligation of, with cardiopulmonary bypass, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38706
Aorta, anastomosis or repair of, without cardiopulmonary bypass, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38709
Aorta, anastomosis or repair of, with cardiopulmonary bypass, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38712
Aortic interruption, repair of, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38715
Main pulmonary artery, banding, debanding or repair of, without cardiopulmonary bypass, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38718
Main pulmonary artery, banding, debanding or repair of, with cardiopulmonary bypass, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38721
Vena cava, anastomosis or repair of, without cardiopulmonary bypass, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38724
Vena cava, anastomosis or repair of, with cardiopulmonary bypass, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38727
Intrathoracic vessels, anastomosis or repair of, without cardiopulmonary bypass, not being a service to which item 38700, 38703, 38706, 38709, 38712, 38715, 38718, 38721 or 38724 applies, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38730
Intrathoracic vessels, anastomosis or repair of, with cardiopulmonary bypass, not being a service to which item 38700, 38703, 38706, 38709, 38712, 38715, 38718, 38721 or 38724 applies, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38733
Systemic pulmonary or cavo-pulmonary shunt, creation of, without cardiopulmonary bypass, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38736
Systemic pulmonary or cavo-pulmonary shunt, creation of, with cardiopulmonary bypass, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38739
Atrial septectomy, with or without cardiopulmonary bypass, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38742
Atrial septal defect, closure by open exposure direct suture or patch, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38745
Intra-atrial baffle, insertion of, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38748
Ventricular septectomy, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38751
Ventricular septal defect, closure by direct suture or patch (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38754
Intraventricular baffle or conduit, insertion of, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38757
Extracardiac conduit, insertion of, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38760
Extracardiac conduit, replacement of, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38763
Ventricular myectomy, for relief of ventricular obstruction, right or left, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
38766
Ventricular augmentation, right or left, for congenital heart disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
59903
Angiocardiography, including the service mentioned in item 59970, 59974, 61109 or 61110, not being a service to which item 59912 or 59925 applies (R) (K) (Anaes.))
59912
Selective coronary arteriography, including the service mentioned in item 59970, 59974, 61109 or 61110, not being a service to which item 59903 or 59925 applies (R) (K) (Anaes.)
59925
Selective coronary arteriography and angiocardiography, including a service mentioned in item 59903, 59912, 59970, 59974, 61109 or 61110 (R) (K) (Anaes.))
59971
Angiocardiography, including the service mentioned in item 59970, 59974, 61109 or 61110, not being a service to which item 59972 or 59973 applies (R) (NK) (Anaes.)
59972
Selective coronary arteriography, including the service mentioned in item 59970, 59974, 61109 or 61110, not being a service to which item 59971 or 59973 applies (R) (NK) (Anaes.)
59973
Selective coronary arteriography and angiocardiography, including a service mentioned in item 59970, 59971, 59972, 59974, 61109 or 61110 (R) (NK) (Anaes.))


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