Aortic Valve Replacement ICD 9 Code

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8608

Billable Medical Code for Heart Valve Replaced By Other Means

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM V43.3

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM V43.3.

The Short Description Is: Heart valve replac NEC.

Known As

Aortic valve replacement is also known as H/O: artificial heart valve, has had pulmonic valve replacement, history of – artificial heart valve, history of aortic valve replacement, history of artificial heart valve replacement, history of heart valve repair, history of heart valve repair with prothesis, history of mechanical aortic valve replacement, history of mechanical heart valve replacement, history of mechanical mitral valve replacement, history of mitral valve prosthesis, history of mitral valve replacement, history of pulmonary valve replacement, history of repair of heart valve, history of replacement of aortic valve, history of tricuspid valve replacement, hX of aortic valve replacement, HX of aortic valve replacement mechanical, HX of artificial heart valve replacement, HX of heart valve repair, HX of heart valve repair w prosthesis, HX of heart valve replacement mechanical, HX of mitral valve prosthesis, HX of mitral valve replacement, HX of mitral valve replacement mechanical, HX of pulmonary valve replacement, HX of replacement of aortic valve, HX of tricuspid valve replacement, mitral valve replaced by mechanical transplant, and presence of mechanical aortic valve.

Aortic Valve Replacement Definition and Symptoms

Aortic valve replacement is a surgery where a patient with failing aortic valve is replaced with an artificial one. This surgery is necessary when the aortic valve becomes diseased and not functioning correctly.