ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V43.22

Artficial heart replace

Diagnosis Code V43.22

ICD-9: V43.22
Short Description: Artficial heart replace
Long Description: Organ or tissue replaced by other means, fully implantable artificial heart
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V43.22

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons with a condition influencing their health status (V40-V49)
      • V43 Organ or tissue replaced by other means

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Z95.812 - Presence of fully implantable artificial heart

  • History of artificial heart

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code V43.22 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Heart Transplantation

A heart transplant removes a damaged or diseased heart and replaces it with a healthy one. The healthy heart comes from a donor who has died. It is the last resort for people with heart failure when all other treatments have failed. The heart failure might have been caused by coronary heart disease, damaged heart valves or heart muscles, congenital heart defects, or viral infections of the heart.

Although heart transplant surgery is a life-saving measure, it has many risks. Careful monitoring, treatment, and regular medical care can prevent or help manage some of these risks.

After the surgery, most heart transplant patients can return to their normal levels of activity. However, fewer than 30 percent return to work for many different reasons.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Heart transplant

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