Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 745.3
Common ventricle
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 745.3 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 745.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • COMMON VENTRICLE
  • Double inlet ventricle
Clinical Information
  • An umbrella term used to describe several very different complex congenital heart defects that share the same problem: the heart has only one functional ventricle (anatomically right or left or indeterminate) supplying the systemic circulation. These defects include tricuspid atresia, hypoplastic left or right heart syndrome, double outlet right ventricle, double inlet left ventricle, and other forms of single ventricle defects.
Applies To
  • Cor triloculare biatriatum
  • Single ventricle
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 745.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q20.4 Double inlet ventricle
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 745.3:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • septum (congenital) - see also Imperfect, closure, septum
      • atrial 745.69
      • between aorta and pulmonary artery 745.0
      • ventricular 745.3
    • ventricular septum 745.3
  • Agenesis - see also Absence, by site, congenital
    • septum
      • atrial 745.69
      • between aorta and pulmonary artery 745.0
      • ventricular 745.3
  • Common
    • ventricle 745.3
  • Cor
  • Single
    • ventricle 745.3
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