Coronary artery disease, chronic (atherosclerosis, chronic ischemic heart disease)
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|Dx:||Coronary artery disease, chronic (atherosclerosis, chronic ischemic heart disease)|
|Pre-ICD10 counterpart:||none assigned|
|APACHE Como Component:||none|
|APACHE Acute Component:||Coronary Artery Disease, Chronic Cardiac Disease|
|External ICD10 Documentation|
- Typically, coronary artery disease occurs when part of the smooth, elastic lining inside a coronary artery (the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle) develops atherosclerosis. With atherosclerosis, the artery's lining becomes hardened, stiffened, and swollen with calcium deposits, fatty deposits, and abnormal inflammatory cells – to form a plaque.
A type of Category:Ischemic heart disease.
Alternate ICD10s to consider coding instead or in addition
Candidate Combined ICD10 codes
Related CCI Codes
- CCI1 code: (T) Coronary Arteries
- CCI2 code: Bypass (In Pt. Count enter # of bypasses which can be found on the EPR progress notes, in the Operative Note +/or Operative Report)
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