Medicare Benefits Schedule - Item 35406

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Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

35406

35406 - Additional Information

Item Start Date:
01-May-2006
Description Updated:
01-May-2006
Schedule Fee Updated:
01-Jul-2021

Group
T8 - Surgical Operations
Subgroup
3 - Vascular
Subheading
13 - Interventional Radiology Procedures

Trans-femoral catheterisation of the hepatic artery to administer SIR-Spheres to embolise the microvasculature of hepatic metastases which are secondary to colorectal cancer and are not suitable for resection or ablation, for selective internal radiation therapy used in combination with systemic chemotherapy using 5-fluorouracil (5FU) and leucovorin, not being a service to which item 35317, 35319, 35320 or 35321 applies

excluding associated radiological services or preparation, and excluding aftercare

Multiple Operation Rule

(Anaes.) (Assist.)

Fee: $846.25 Benefit: 75% = $634.70

(See para TN.3.1, TN.8.40 of explanatory notes to this Category)


Associated Notes

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.3.1

Therapeutic Dose of Yttrium 90 - (Item 16003)

This item cannot be claimed for selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT). 

See items 35404, 35406 and 35408 for SIRT using SIR_Spheres (yttrium-90 microspheres).

 

Related Items: 16003 35404 35406 35408

Category 3 - THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES

TN.8.40

Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) using SIR-Spheres - (Items 35404, 35406 and 35408)

These items were introduced into the Schedule on an interim basis in May 2006 following a recommendation of the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) pending the outcome of clinical trials and further consideration by the MSAC. SIRT should not be performed in an outpatient or day patient setting to ensure patient and radiation safety requirements are met.

Related Items: 35404 35406 35408


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  • Assist - Addition/Deletion of (Assist.)
  • Amend - Amended Description
  • Anaes - Anaesthetic Values Amended
  • Emsn - EMSN Change
  • Fee - Fee Amended
  • Renum - Item Number Change (renumbered)
  • New - New Item
  • NewMin - New Item (previous Ministerial Determination)
  • Qfe - QFE Change