Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 427.5
Cardiac arrest
  • ICD-9-CM 427.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 427.5 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 427.5.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 427.5: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 427.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I46.9 Cardiac arrest, cause unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abnormal growth in uterus with cardiac arrest
  • Cardiac arrest after ectopic pregnancy
  • Cardiac arrest due to OB anesthesia in pregnancy
  • Cardiac arrest due to obstetric anesthesia in pregnancy
  • Cardiac arrest following molar pregnancy
  • Cardiac arrest with successful resuscitation
  • Ectopic pregnancy W cardiac arrest
  • Ectopic pregnancy with cardiac arrest
  • Failed pregnancy termination W cardiac arrest
  • Failed pregnancy termination with cardiac arrest
  • Incomplete pregnancy loss with cardiac arrest
  • Incomplete SAB W cardiac arrest
  • Incomplete spontaneous abortion with cardiac arrest
  • Molar pregnancy W cardiac arrest
  • Pregnancy loss with cardiac arrest
  • Pregnancy termination W cardiac arrest
  • Pregnancy termination with cardiac arrest
  • SAB W cardiac arrest
  • Spontaneous abortion with cardiac arrest
Applies To
  • Cardiorespiratory arrest
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 427.5:
  • Arrest, arrested
    • cardiac 427.5
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with specified complication NEC
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.8
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.8
      • complicating
        • anesthesia
          • correct substance properly administered 427.5
          • obstetric 668.1
          • overdose or wrong substance given 968.4
            • specified anesthetic - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
        • delivery (cesarean) (instrumental) 669.4
        • ectopic or molar pregnancy 639.8
        • surgery (nontherapeutic) (therapeutic) 997.1
      • fetus or newborn 779.85
      • following
      • personal history, successfully rescucitated V12.53
      • postoperative (immediate) 997.1
        • long-term effect of cardiac surgery 429.4
    • cardiorespiratory (see also Arrest, cardiac) 427.5
  • Asystole (heart) (see also Arrest, cardiac) 427.5
  • Standstill
    • cardiac (see also Arrest, cardiac) 427.5
    • ventricular (see also Arrest, cardiac) 427.5
  • Stoppage
    • heart (see also Arrest, cardiac) 427.5
  • Ventricle, ventricular - see also condition
    • standstill (see also Arrest, cardiac) 427.5
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