Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

Julie George, Emily Herrett, Liam Smeeth, Harry Hemingway, Anoop Shah, Spiros Denaxas

Version ID
Disease or Syndrome
Data Sources
Valid event data range
01/01/1999 - 01/07/2016
♀  Female ♂  Male
Agreement Date
Coding system
Read codes v2 ICD10 codes ICD9 codes
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Primary care 1. Coronary heart disease not otherwise specified diagnosis during a consultation Secondary care 1. Coronary heart disease not otherwise specified as the primary diagnosis for any hospitalization Mortality 1. Coronary heart disease not otherwise specified as the underlying cause of death


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Clinical Code List

Rows: 30
Code Description CALIBER.Category
6A2..00 Coronary heart disease annual review Diagnosed
6A4..00 Coronary heart disease review Diagnosed
8B3k.00 Coronary heart disease medication review Diagnosed
8H2V.00 Admit ischaemic heart disease emergency Diagnosed
G3...00 Ischaemic heart disease Diagnosed
G3...11 Arteriosclerotic heart disease Diagnosed
G3...12 Atherosclerotic heart disease Diagnosed
G3...13 IHD - Ischaemic heart disease Diagnosed
G31..00 Other acute and subacute ischaemic heart disease Diagnosed
G311000 Myocardial infarction aborted Diagnosed
G311011 MI - myocardial infarction aborted Diagnosed
G31y.00 Other acute and subacute ischaemic heart disease Diagnosed
G31y200 Subendocardial ischaemia Diagnosed
G31y300 Transient myocardial ischaemia Diagnosed
G31yz00 Other acute and subacute ischaemic heart disease NOS Diagnosed
G34..00 Other chronic ischaemic heart disease Diagnosed
G340.00 Coronary atherosclerosis Diagnosed
G340.12 Coronary artery disease Diagnosed
G343.00 Ischaemic cardiomyopathy Diagnosed
G344.00 Silent myocardial ischaemia Diagnosed
G34y.00 Other specified chronic ischaemic heart disease Diagnosed
G34y100 Chronic myocardial ischaemia Diagnosed
G34yz00 Other specified chronic ischaemic heart disease NOS Diagnosed
G34z.00 Other chronic ischaemic heart disease NOS Diagnosed
G34z000 Asymptomatic coronary heart disease Diagnosed
G3y..00 Other specified ischaemic heart disease Diagnosed
G3z..00 Ischaemic heart disease NOS Diagnosed
Gyu3.00 [X]Ischaemic heart diseases Diagnosed
Gyu3200 [X]Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease Diagnosed
Gyu3300 [X]Other forms of chronic ischaemic heart disease Diagnosed
Rows: 8
Code Description CALIBER.Category
I250 Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described Diagnosed
I251 Atherosclerotic heart disease Diagnosed
I253 Aneurysm of heart Diagnosed
I254 Coronary artery aneurysm Diagnosed
I255 Ischaemic cardiomyopathy Diagnosed
I256 Silent myocardial ischaemia Diagnosed
I258 Other forms of chronic ischaemic heart disease Diagnosed
I259 Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified Diagnosed
Rows: 6
Code Description CALIBER.Category
I20 Angina pectoris coronary_heart_disease
I21 Acute myocardial infarction coronary_heart_disease
I22 Subsequent myocardial infarction coronary_heart_disease
I23 Certain current complications following acute myocardial infarction coronary_heart_disease
I24 Other acute ischaemic heart diseases coronary_heart_disease
I25 Chronic ischaemic heart disease coronary_heart_disease
Rows: 9
Code Description CALIBER.Category
410 Acute myocardial infarction Coronary heart disease
411 Other acute and subacute forms of ischemic heart disease Coronary heart disease
412 Old myocardial infarction Coronary heart disease
413 Angina pectoris Coronary heart disease
414 Other forms of chronic ischemic heart disease Coronary heart disease
4292 Ill-defined descriptions and complications of heart disease ; Cardiovascular disease, unspecified Coronary heart disease
4295 Ill-defined descriptions and complications of heart disease ; Rupture of chordae tendineae Coronary heart disease
4296 Ill-defined descriptions and complications of heart disease ; Rupture of papillary muscle Coronary heart disease
4297 Ill-defined descriptions and complications of heart disease ; Certain sequelae of myocardial infarction, not elsewhere classified Coronary heart disease


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# Connect to API

client = connect_to_API(public=TRUE)

# Get details of phenotype

details = get_phenotype_detail_by_version('PH1027', '2263', api_client=client)

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R Package

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# Connect to API

client = connect_to_API(public=TRUE)

# Get codelists of phenotype

codelists = get_phenotype_code_list('PH1027', '2263', api_client=client)

Version History

Name Owner Publish date
2263 Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) ieuan.scanlon 2022-08-23 currently shown

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