R709 - Cardiotomy - left atrial ablative procedure for surgical treatment of atrial arrhythmia (either coxmaze procedure or performed using an energy source)

General Info

Billing Amount: $778.65

Anesthetic units:

20
20

Surgical Assist units:

18
18

Notes:

R709 includes all left atrial ablation sites, internal exclusion or external excision of the left atrial appendage, and the ablation procedure involving the pulmonary veins.

Examples of energy sources used for ablation may include cryoablation, microwave, or radiofrequency (unipolar or bipolar) ablation.