ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I37.9

Nonrheumatic pulmonary valve disorder, unspecified

Diagnosis Code I37.9

ICD-10: I37.9
Short Description: Nonrheumatic pulmonary valve disorder, unspecified
Long Description: Nonrheumatic pulmonary valve disorder, unspecified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I37.9

Valid for Submission
The code I37.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Other forms of heart disease (I30-I52)
      • Nonrheumatic pulmonary valve disorders (I37)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code I37.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 306 - CARDIAC CONGENITAL AND VALVULAR DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 307 - CARDIAC CONGENITAL AND VALVULAR DISORDERS WITHOUT MCC

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Synonyms
  • Abnormality of pulmonary valve
  • Non-rheumatic pulmonary valve disorder
  • Pulmonary valve disorder
  • Pulmonary valve lesion

Information for Patients


Heart Valve Diseases

Also called: Valvular heart disease

Your heart has four valves. Normally, these valves open to let blood flow through or out of your heart, and then shut to keep it from flowing backward. But sometimes they don't work properly. If they don't, you could have

  • Regurgitation - when blood leaks back through the valve in the wrong direction
  • Mitral valve prolapse - when one of the valves, the mitral valve, has "floppy" flaps and doesn't close tightly. It's one of the most common heart valve conditions. Sometimes it causes regurgitation.
  • Stenosis - when the valve doesn't open enough and blocks blood flow

Valve problems can be present at birth or caused by infections, heart attacks, or heart disease or damage. The main sign of heart valve disease is an unusual heartbeat sound called a heart murmur. Your doctor can hear a heart murmur with a stethoscope. But many people have heart murmurs without having a problem. Heart tests can show if you have a heart valve disease. Some valve problems are minor and do not need treatment. Others might require medicine, medical procedures, or surgery to repair or replace the valve.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Aortic insufficiency (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Aortic stenosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Aortic valve surgery - minimally invasive (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Aortic valve surgery - open (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Bicuspid aortic valve (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Heart murmurs and other sounds (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Heart valve surgery (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Tricuspid regurgitation (Medical Encyclopedia)


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