Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V43.3
Heart valve replaced by other means
  • Short description: Heart valve replac NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V43.3 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 V43.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM V43.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V43.3: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • H/O: artificial heart valve
  • Has had pulmonic valve replacement
  • History of - artificial heart valve
  • History of aortic valve replacement
  • History of artificial heart valve replacement
  • History of heart valve repair
  • History of heart valve repair with prothesis
  • History of mechanical aortic valve replacement
  • History of mechanical heart valve replacement
  • History of mechanical mitral valve replacement
  • History of mitral valve prosthesis
  • History of mitral valve replacement
  • History of pulmonary valve replacement
  • History of repair of heart valve
  • History of replacement of aortic valve
  • History of tricuspid valve replacement
  • HX of aortic valve replacement
  • HX of aortic valve replacement, mechanical
  • HX of artificial heart valve replacement
  • HX of heart valve repair
  • HX of heart valve repair w prosthesis
  • HX of heart valve replacement, mechanical
  • HX of mitral valve prosthesis
  • HX of mitral valve replacement
  • HX of mitral valve replacement, mechanical
  • HX of pulmonary valve replacement
  • HX of replacement of aortic valve
  • HX of tricuspid valve replacement
  • Mitral valve replaced by mechanical transplant
  • Presence of mechanical aortic valve
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V43.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z95.2 Presence of prosthetic heart valve
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V43.3:
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