ICD-9 Diagnosis Code E872.6

Fail sterile heart cath

Diagnosis Code E872.6

ICD-9: E872.6
Short Description: Fail sterile heart cath
Long Description: Failure of sterile precautions during heart catheterization
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code E872.6

Code Classification
  • External causes of injury (V)
    • Misadventures to patients during surgical and medical care (E870-E876)
      • E872 Failure of sterile precautions during procedure
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