What is Icd 9 Hypertension? ^

Today, everyone has the privilege to learn the common health problems with the use of the internet. Moreover, several databases on the internet provide information pertaining to health diseases such as cardiovascular problems. One of this is the ICD 9 classification of hypertension.

Coverage of ICD 9 Hypertension (401) ^

The ICD 9 hypertension is a set of codes which can be used for searching information related to hypertension and other cardiovascular disorders. The coverage of this code includes the following:

ICD 9 Hypertension codes

ICD 9 Hypertension codes

  • Hypertension (401 to 405)
    • Hypertensive disorder which occurs during pregnancy, delivery of the baby, and post-partum stages (642.0 to 642.9)
    • Hypertensive disorder which is associated to the coronary arteries or vessels (410.0 to 414.9)
    • Primary hypertension (essential hypertension)
      • Degenerative disease related to hypertension
      • High blood pressure elevation
      • Types of hypertension (systemic, primary, arterial)
      • Case study about hyperpiesia
      • Case study about hyperpiesis
      • High blood pressure without clinical diagnosis of hypertension (code 796.2)
      • Hypertension affecting the lungs – pulmonary hypertension (416.0 to 416.9)
      • Hypertension which involves the vessels in the:

Coverage of ICD 9 Hypertension (402 and 403) ^

Additional information about icd 9 hypertension is detailed under the category of code 402 and 403. These include the following case studies:

  • Hypertensive diseases involving cardiopathy, cardiovascular diseases (heart failure and heart diseases), and cardiomegaly (ventricular hypertrophy)
  • Hypertensive diseases and its distinctive category or classifications (429.0 to 429.3)
    • Cardiovascular diseases due to elevated blood pressure (429.8 to 429.9)
    • Case study related to heart failure: congestive heart failure – left or right sided (428.0 to 428.43)
    • Chronic disease of kidney with hypertensive disorder (403)
      • Arteriosclerotic nephritis (interstitial and chronic)
      • Arteriolar nephritis (inflammation of the nephron)
      • Arteriosclerosis of the renal arteries and kidney
      • Hypertensive disease related to nephropathy, kidney failure, chronic uremia
      • Kidney sclerosis with hypertensive disorder
      • Any hypertensive diseases which are classified at code (585) with other condition classifiable at code (401)

Coverage of ICD 9 Hypertension (404 and 405) ^

Additional information about icd 9 hypertension is detailed under the category of code 404 and 405. These include the following sub-topics:

  • Hypertensive diseases (cardiovascular renal and cardiorenal)
  • Specific types of heart diseases: heart failure (428.0 to 428.43)
  • 5-digit sub-categorization for category 404:
    • 0: chronic renal disease without heart failure – stage 1 to 4, unspecified; extra codes for the stages of chronic renal failure (585.1 to 585.4 and 585.9)
    • 1: chronic renal disease with heart failure – stage 1 to 4, unspecified; extra codes for the stages of chronic renal failure (585.1 to 585.4 and 585.9)
    • 2: chronic renal disease without heart failure – stage 5 until the end-stage of renal disease; extra codes for the stages of chronic renal failure (585.5 and 585.6)
    • 3:  chronic renal disease with heart failure – stage 5 until the end-stage of renal disease; extra codes for the stages of chronic renal failure (585.5 and 585.6)
    • Secondary hypertension (405)

As a conclusion, the ICD 9 hypertension is an online code which discusses about the different forms or classifications of hypertension. It includes case studies with particular emphasis on pathophysiology, causes of hypertension, diagnostic tests, clinical manifestations, and treatment regimen of hypertension.

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