Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 996.61
Infection and inflammatory reaction due to cardiac device, implant, and graft
  • Short description: React-cardiac dev/graft.
  • ICD-9-CM 996.61 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 996.61 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 996.61.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 996.61: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 996.61 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T82.6XXA Infection and inflammatory reaction due to cardiac valve prosthesis, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T82.7XXA Infection and inflammatory reaction due to other cardiac and vascular devices, implants and grafts, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • AICD infection
  • Biventricular aicd (implanted device) infection
  • Biventricular pacemaker, infection
  • CABG infection
  • Cardiac pacemaker infection
  • Cardiovascular device infection
  • Fibrosis of cardiac pacemaker electrode
  • Implanted defibrillator electrode infection
  • Implanted defibrillator generator infection
  • Infected aortic graft
  • Infected pacemaker
  • Infection and inflammatory reaction due to cardiac valve prosthesis
  • Infection associated with biventricular automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator
  • Infection associated with cardiac device
  • Infection of AICD generator
  • Infection of biventricular AICD
  • Infection of biventricular cardiac pacemaker
  • Infection of biventricular pacemaker
  • Infection of cardiac device
  • Infection of cardiac device, initial episode
  • Infection of cardiac graft
  • Infection of cardiac graft, initial episode
  • Infection of coronary artery bypass graft
  • Infection of implanted cardioverter defibrillator
  • Infection of implanted defibrillator generator
  • Infection of pacemaker
  • Infection of prosthetic valve
  • Intra-aortic balloon infection
  • Pacemaker electrode infection
  • Prosthetic heart valve infection
  • Prosthetic valve endocarditis
Applies To
  • Cardiac pacemaker or defibrillator:
    • electrode(s), lead(s)
    • pulse generator
    • subcutaneous pocket
  • Coronary artery bypass graft
  • Heart valve prosthesis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 996.61:
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