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I1 - Ultrasound
3 - Vascular

DUPLEX SCANNING involving B mode ultrasound imaging and integrated Doppler flow measurements by spectral analysis of cavernosal tissue of the penis to confirm a diagnosis and, where indicated, assess the progress and management of:

(a) priapism; or

(b) fibrosis of any type; or

(c) fracture of the tunica; or

(d) arteriovenous malformations;

where a specialist in diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, urology, general surgery (sub-specialising in vascular surgery) or a consultant physician in nuclear medicine attends the patient in person at the practice location where the service is rendered, immediately prior to or for a period during the rendering of the service, and that specialist or consultant physician interprets the results and prepares a report, not being a service associated with a service to which an item in Subgroups 1 (with the exception of item 55054) or 4 of this Groups applies - (R)

Bulk bill incentive

Fee: $169.50 Benefit: 75% = $127.15 85% = $144.10

(See para IN.0.19 of explanatory notes to this Category)

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