The root operation identifies the objective of the procedure. Each root operation has a precise definition.
The 3rd character relates to the root operation or the objective of the procedure.
|X2A||New Technology||Cardiovascular System||Assistance|
|X2C||New Technology||Cardiovascular System||Extirpation|
|X2R||New Technology||Cardiovascular System||Replacement|
Section X was created in response to public comments received regarding New Technology proposals presented at ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meetings, and general issues facing classification of new technology procedures.