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    Default Cardiac Stress Test Results

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    Please help me...I do not understand this. My coding weakness is cardiology

    Indication for Examination: Abnormal EKG

    Final Impression: Fixed inferior wall defects that may be suggestive of scar or artifact with perhaps minimal peri-infarct ischemia toward the posterobasal wall and basal anteroapical wall. There is a possibility of breast attenuation artifact that cannot be completely excluded otherwise. The ejection fraction post stress is found to be at 56%.

    Diagnosis code (s):

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    Kokomo, IN

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    Sounds like I would continue to use the abnormal EKG 794.31 and abnormal stress test 794.39. There are too many possible, and may be's to be a definitive diagnosis. Anyone else?

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