Tissue oxygen tension is a direct, quantitative assessment of the availability of oxygen in the tissue and tcpO2 measurement is a direct indication of the microvascular function.
It’s commonly useful in hyperbaric, wound care for wound healing prediction, diagnosis of ischemia, amputation level determination and vascular medicine. Transcutaneous oximetry has become increasingly popular to assess amputation level and wounds during hyperbaric oxygen treatment. TCOM measurements are a valuable diagnostic tool for the assessment of:
- Wound care treatment, Hyperbaric oxygen treatment, Optimal amputation level, Critical limb ischemia, Post-surgery wound healing evaluation
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Pricing and Suppliers
Is it covered by Medicare Part B?
Medicare covers assessment of TcPO2 (as a service, not as a device) by a qualified clinician when there is medical necessity.
How can I purchase this product?
Vascular TcPO2 is not usually purchased for use at the patient's home.
The table below shows highest and lowest Medicare pricing across the country
|Description||Medicare DME co-payment Min / Max
$0.00 / $0.00
If your insurance does not cover this product, you can purchase it directly from any store. A list of online stores and prices is provided below for your convenience. For updated prices, find it on the internet at https://woundreference.com/app/product?id=315
* Indicates whether store accepts Medicare or commercial insurance, but may not apply to this specific product. See coding, coverage and reimubursement for more information.
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