Percutaneous transluminal radiofrequency sympathetic denervation of the renal artery for resistant hypertension

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  • Description

    L43.6 Percutaneous transluminal radiofrequency denervation of renal artery

    Y53.- Approach to organ under image control

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  • OPCS4.6 Code(s)

    L43.8 Other specified transluminal operations on renal artery

    Y11.4 Radiofrequency controlled thermal destruction of organ NOC

    Y53.- Approach to organ under image control

    The NHS Classifications Service of NHS Connecting for Health is the central definitive source for clinical coding guidance and determines the coding standards associated with the classifications (OPCS-4 and ICD-10) to be used across the NHS.   The NHS Classifications Service and NICE work collaboratively to ensure the most appropriate classification codes are provided.  www.connectingforhealth.co.uk/clinicalcoding

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