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CPAX Aneurysm Procedure Codes

    Basic Details
    Date Posted
    Health Outcome(s)
    CPAX aneurysm
    emboli detection
    intravenous microbubble injection
    surgery of intracranial aneurysm
    transcranial doppler study

    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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    Additional Details
    FDA Center
    Time Period
    2006 - 2011
    Analysis Type
    Data Sources
    Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database (MSDD)