major cardiovascular procedure

major cardiovascular procedure

A cardiovascular procedure which has the potential for serious complications and or death, as defined under DRG group 110.

Examples
Abdominal aneurysm repair, dynamic cardiomyoplasty, liquid embolisation of cerebral arteriovenous malformation, Maze procedure for refractory atrial fibrillation, pericardiotomy, transcatheter or percutaneous embolisation, and others.
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DRG 110, major cardiovascular procedure with co-morbidity; relative weight 4.

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