ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V26.51

Tubal ligation status

Diagnosis Code V26.51

ICD-9: V26.51
Short Description: Tubal ligation status
Long Description: Tubal ligation status
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V26.51

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons encountering health services in circumstances related to reproduction and development (V20-V29)
      • V26 Procreative management

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Z98.51 - Tubal ligation status

  • History of tubal ligation

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code V26.51 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Status (post)
      • sterilization
        • tubal ligation V26.51
      • tubal ligation V26.51
    • Sterilization, admission for V25.2
      • status
        • tubal ligation V26.51

Information for Patients

Tubal Ligation

Tubal ligation (getting your "tubes tied") is a type of surgery. It prevents a woman from getting pregnant. It is a permanent form of birth control.

The surgery closes the fallopian tubes, which connect the ovaries to the uterus. It usually takes about 30 minutes. Almost all women go home the same day. Women can return to most normal activities within a few days.

Tubal ligation can sometimes be reversed, but not always.

  • Hysteroscopy
  • Tubal ligation
  • Tubal ligation - discharge
  • Tubal ligation reversal

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