Mechanical complication of cardiac device implant and graft (996.0)
ICD-9 code 996.0 for Mechanical complication of cardiac device implant and graft is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -COMPLICATIONS OF SURGICAL AND MEDICAL CARE, NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED (996-999).
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