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CPT CodeDescriptionArticle IDPatient Preparation
76536Soft tissues of head and neck, thyroid, parathyroid, paratidA57029No prep required
76604Ultrasound, chest, upper back (includes mediastinum), real time with image documentationNo prep required
76641Breast, Unilateral, CompleteNo prep required
76642Breast, Unilateral, LimitedNo prep required
76700Ultrasound, abdominal, real time with image documentation; completeNPO 6-8 hours. No fatty foods or carbonated beverages one day prior
76705Ultrasound, abdominal, real time with image documentation; limited (eg, single organ, quadrant, follow-up)NPO 6-8 hours. No fatty foods or carbonated beverages one day prior
76775Abdominal LimitedNPO 6-8 hours. No fatty foods or carbonated beverages one day prior
76856Pelvic; CompleteNo fatty foods or carbonated beverages, 1 day prior. Drink 32 oz. of water 1 hour before exam
76857Pelvic; LimitedNo fatty foods or carbonated beverages, 1 day prior. Drink 32 oz. of water 1 hour before exam
76870Scrotum and contentsNo prep required
76881Extremity, nonvascular, real-time with image documentation; CompleteNo prep required
76882Extremity, nonvascular, real-time with image documentation; LimitedNo prep required
78707RenalNo prep required
93224Long-Term Wearable Electrocardiographic Monitoring (WEM); Holter MonitoringA57062No prep required
93306Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE); W/Doppler, CompleteA57182No prep required
93307Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE); WO/Doppler, CompleteA57182No prep required
93308Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE); Follow-up or LimitedA57182No prep required
93880Duplex scan of extracranial arteries; Bilateral, Complete (CAROTID US)A57670No prep required
93882Duplex scan of extracranial arteries; Unilateral, Limited (CAROTID US)A57670No prep required
93922Biletral, Arterial ABIA57126No prep required
93925Arterial Duplex Lower Extremity; BilateralA57064No prep required
93926Arterial Duplex Lower Extremity; Unilateral, LimitedA57064No prep required
93930Arterial Duplex Upper Extremity; CompleteNo prep required
93931Arterial Duplex Upper Extremity; Unilateral, LimitedNo prep required
93970Duplex of Extremity veins including responses to compression; Bilateral, Complete A57125No prep required
93971Duplex of Extremity veins including responses to compression; Unilateral, Limited A57125No prep required
93975Abdominal, pelvic, scrotal and/or retroperitoneal; CompleteA57636No prep required
93976Abdominal, pelvic, scrotal and/or retroperitoneal; LimitedA57636No prep required
93978AAA, Aorta, inferior vena cava, iliac vasculature, or bypass grafts; CompleteA57636No prep required
93979Aorta, inferior vena cava, iliac vasculature, or bypass grafts; Unilateral or LimitedA57636No prep required