CPAX Aneurysm Procedure Codes

Project Title CPAX Aneurysm Procedure Codes
Date Posted
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Project ID

Summary table assessment of four HCPCS (Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System) codes related to CPAX Aneurysm including, "surgery of complex intracranial aneurysm, intracranial approach; carotid circulation" (HCPCS Code 61697), "surgery of complex intracranial aneurysm, intracranial approach; vertebrobasilar circulation" (HCPCS Code 61698), "surgery of simple intracranial aneurysm, intracranial approach; carotid circulation" (HCPCS Code 61700), and "transcranial doppler study of the intracranial arteries; emboli detection without intravenous microbubble injection" (HCPCS Code 93982) in the Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database. Results were generated using the Mini-Sentinel Distributed Query Tool and the HCPCS Summary Table. Summary tables are precompiled stratified counts.  Queries were executed in January 2013. This report includes data from 17 Data Partners. Queries were run in the outpatient setting.

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Health Outcome
CPAX aneurysm
emboli detection
intravenous microbubble injection
surgery of intracranial aneurysm
transcranial doppler study
Time Period
2006 - 2011
Assessment Type
Exploratory Analyses
Study Type
Summary Table
Data Sources
Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database (MSDD)
FDA Center
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