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CT coronary arteries

Item Description
57360
Performed on a minimum of a 64 slice (or equivalent) scanner, where the request is made by a specialist or consultant physician and
  • the patient has stable symptoms consistent with coronary ischaemia, is at low to intermediate risk of coronary artery disease and would have been considered for coronary angiography; or
  • the patient requires exclusion of coronary artery anomaly or fistula; or
  • the patient will be undergoing non-coronary cardiac surgery

57364

Computed tomography of the coronary arteries performed on a minimum of a 64 slice (or equivalent) scanner, if:

  • the service is requested by a specialist or consultant physician; and
  • at least one of the following apply to the patient:
  • the patient has stable symptoms and newly recognised left ventricular systolic dysfunction of unknown aetiology;
  • the patient requires exclusion of coronary artery anomaly or fistula;
  • the patient will be undergoing non‑coronary cardiac surgery;
  • the patient meets the criteria to be eligible for a service to which item 38247, 38249 or 38252 applies*, but as an alternative to selective coronary angiography will require an assessment of the patency of one or more bypass grafts

(R) (Anaes)

*FYI, these items are ‘Selective Coronary Angiography – native & graft with or without Left heart catheterisation’, for acute indications, stable indications, and pre-surgery assessment: non-coronary cardiac surgery respectively.