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Term: Heart Valve Surgery
Last Updated: 2010-10-05
Open-heart surgery used to repair or replace diseased heart valves. Replacement heart valves are either natural (biologic - human or animal) or artificial (mechanical). See
MedlinePlus® - Health Topics - Heart Surgery
for more information.
MCHP has used the following ICD-9-CM procedure code to identify heart valve surgery: 35.2.
- International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, with Clinical Modifications (ICD-9-CM)
- Roos LL, Fisher ES, Sharp SM, Newhouse JP, Anderson G, Bubolz TA. Postsurgical mortality in Manitoba and New England. JAMA 1990;263(18):2453-2458. [Abstract] (View)
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
Room 408-727 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada