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    Diastolic Dysfunction

    “Billable Medical Code for Diastolic dysfunction:
    Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 429.9
    The Short Description Is: Heart disease NOS.

    Diastolic dysfunction is also known as cardiac disease postpartum, cardiac disorder due to typhoid fever, diastolic dysfunction, diastolic dysfunction (heart condition), diastolic dysfunction left ventricle, heart disease during pregnancy, heart disease in childbirth, heart disease in pregnancy, left ventricular diastolic dysfunction, left ventricular systolic dysfunction,
    postpartum (after childbirth) heart disease, postpartum heart disease, right ventricular systolic dysfunction, right ventricular systolic dysfunction without heart failure, systolic dysfunction left ventricle, systolic dysfunction left ventricle wo heart failure, and systolic dysfunction right ventricle wo heart failure. This excludes that due to hypertension (402.0-402.9). This applies to heart disease (organic) NOS and morbus cordis NOS.

    Diastolic Dysfunction Definition and Symptoms

    Diastolic dysfunction is an abnormality in the way the heart fills with blood during diastole. The muscles in the heart do not relax properly and the heart fills too slowly and causes the ventricular wall to stiffen. This can lead to blood building up in the lungs and other organs. Symptoms are shortness of breath and death if not treated promptly.”