What is ICD-10 code for coronary artery stenosis?

The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM I25. 10 became effective on October 1, 2021. This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I25.

What is stenosis of coronary artery?

Slow build-up of fatty plaque within the artery wall can cause the artery to narrow, reducing blood flow. Sudden changes in the plaque may cause angina to worsen or may cause a heart attack. A narrowing of a coronary artery is called a coronary artery stenosis.

Is coronary artery disease the same as stenosis?

Aortic valve stenosis is the most common form of valvular heart disease in the elderly population and occurs frequently in conjunction with coronary artery disease. The standard treatment option for patients with these two conditions has been surgical aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting.

What causes coronary stenosis?

If there’s too much cholesterol in the blood, the cholesterol and other substances may form deposits (plaques) that collect on artery walls. Plaques can cause an artery to become narrowed or blocked.

What is the ICD code for CAD?

ICD-10-CM Code for Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery without angina pectoris I25. 10.

How is coronary artery stenosis diagnosed?


  1. Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). This quick and painless test measures the electrical activity of the heart.
  2. Echocardiogram. This test uses sound waves to create pictures of the beating heart.
  3. Exercise stress test.
  4. Nuclear stress test.
  5. Heart (cardiac) CT scan.
  6. Cardiac catheterization and angiogram.

What is the most accurate test for blocked arteries?

The most accurate method to detect blocked arteries remains an invasive test called cardiac angiography, which requires a catheter to be threaded into heart vessels.

How do you feel when you have coronary artery?

One common symptom of CAD is a type of chest pain called angina. Angina may feel like tightness, heaviness, or pressure in your chest. It may involve an aching, burning, or numb sensation. It can also feel like fullness or squeezing.

What are the different types of coronary artery disease?

Types of Coronary Artery Disease

  • Obstructive coronary artery disease, with narrowed or blocked vessels.
  • Non-obstructive coronary artery disease, with arteries that inappropriately constrict or malfunction after branching into tiny vessels, or are squeezed by overlying heart muscle.

What is the ICD-10 code for CAD with angina?

Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery with angina pectoris with documented spasm. I25. 111 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.

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