ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I20.0 Unstable angina

ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I20.0 Unstable angina

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I20.0:

(i) Angina (attack) (cardiac) (chest) (heart) (pectoris) (syndrome) (vasomotor) I20.9 - > unstable I20.0

(ii) Impending - > coronary syndrome I20.0 & myocardial infarction I20.0

(iii) Infarct, infarction -> impending I20.0 (myocardium)

(IV) Syndrome - insufficiency/intermediate I20.0/impending coronary I20.0/intermediate coronary I20.0 (artery)/preinfarction I20.0

Unstable angina is a condition the heart does not get required blood flow and oxygen and it may lead to heart attack. Angina is a type of chest discomfort which is caused by the poor blood flow through blood vessels of the heart muscle. Unstable angina is mostly affect patients with ischemic symptoms suggestive of an ACS and no elevation in trponin, with or without ECG changes indicative of ischemia.

  • Chest pain
  • Patients can also feel pain in other parts like shoulders, back, neck, arms

  • Stop smoking
  • Do more physical activity
  • Maintain healthy weight
  • Manage stress (through meditation, stress reduction techniques, etc.)
  • Managing high blood pressure


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