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Old 12-30-2009, 07:07 AM
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Default Elevated Cardiac Enzymes

Hey everyone,

I'm trying to find out if there's a more specific code to us for elevated cardiac enzymes or elevated tromponin. I've been using the 796.4 (other abnormal clinical findings) because I can't find another code that seems appropiate. If anyone codes this differently please let me know! Thanks a lot!

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Old 12-30-2009, 09:32 AM
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Take a look at 790.5. When I go to abnormal cardiovascular serum enzymes, this is what I get. It may be a little too nonspecific but so is 796.4, I guess. What do you think?
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Old 12-31-2009, 09:20 AM
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