2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E874.4
Mechanical failure of instrument or apparatus during aspiration of fluid or tissue, puncture, and catheterization
- Short description: Instrmnt fail-catheteriz.
- ICD-9-CM E874.4 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
- ICD-9-CM E874.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- However, E874.4 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
- You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM E874.4.
- More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM E874.4: 2013 2014 2015.
- heart catheterization (E874.5)
- Abdominal paracentesis
- Aspirating needle biopsy
- Blood sampling
- Lumbar puncture
- No ICD-10-CM code(s) convert to ICD-9-CM E874.4