ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V64.42

Thoracoscop conv to open

Diagnosis Code V64.42

ICD-9: V64.42
Short Description: Thoracoscop conv to open
Long Description: Thoracoscopic surgical procedure converted to open procedure
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V64.42

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances (V60-V69)
      • V64 Persons encountering health services for specific procedures, not carried out

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code V64.42 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Closed surgical procedure converted to open procedure
      • thoracoscopic V64.42
    • Conversion
      • closed surgical procedure to open procedure
        • thoracoscopic V64.42
    • Thoracoscopic surgical procedure converted to open procedure V64.42

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