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    I Am Having Hard Time Trying To Find Dx For " Status Post Mitral Valve Repair" Does Anyone Know This Dx.

    Thank You All In Advance

    Ms Maddy

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    There isnt an ICD-9 code for S/P Mitral valve repair; however you can use
    V43.3 if the mitral valve was replaced with a prosthetic valve.

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    Thumbs up V43.3

    Hi Maddy,

    If the physician replaced the mitral valve by prosthetic valve then the correct ICD code is V43.3.

    B.T.RamKumar, MBA,CPC.

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    Could you use under "History, surgery to Heart", V15.1 ? or if you might have had a complication following surgery "Complications, surgical procedures, Cardiac", 997.1 ?

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    V58.49 is used for valve repiar. V43.3 is used for replacement. Please cut and paste the link below, scroll down and click accept and scroll to the v codes. I hope this helps!


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