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Other Conditions/Diagnoses

Other Diseases and Conditions

Who May Benefit from The Vest® Airway Clearance System at Home?

  • Evidence of suggestion of retained secretions 
  • Evidence of difficulty with secretion clearance
  • Presence of atelectasis caused by mucus plugging

Conditions which might cause these difficulties are:

Chronic Pulmonary 

  • Cystic Fibrosis with Pulmonary Manifestations (E84.0)
  • Cystic Fibrosis, Unspecified (E84.9)
  • Bronchiectasis with Acute Lower Respiratory Infection (J47.0)
  • Bronchiectasis with (Acute) Exacerbation (J47.1)
  • Bronchiectasis, Uncomplicated (J47.9)
  • Tuberculosis of the Lung (A15.0)

Neuromuscular Patients

  • Sequelae of Poliomyelitis (B91)
  • Post-polio Syndrome (G14)
  • Biotinidase Deficiency (D81.810)
  • Defects in the Complement System (D84.1)
  • Disorders of the Diaphragm (J98.6)

Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Related Syndromes

  • Infantile Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type 1, Werdnig-Hoffman (G12.0)
  • Other Inherited Spinal Muscular Atrophy (G12.1)
  • Motor Neuron Disease, Unspecified (G12.20)
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (G12.21)
  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy (G12.22)
  • Other Motor Neuron Disease (G12.29)
  • Other Spinal Muscular Atrophies and Related Syndromes (G12.8)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Unspecified (G12.9)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (G35)


  • Quadriplegia, Unspecified (G82.50)
  • Quadriplegia, C1-C4 Complete (G82.51)
  • Quadriplegia, C1-C4 Incomplete (G82.52)
  • Quadriplegia, C5-C7 Complete (G82.53)
  • Quadriplegia, C5-C7 Incomplete (G82.54)

Primary Disorders of Muscles

  • Muscular Dystrophy, Unspecified (G71.00)
  • Duchenne or Becker Muscular Dystrophy (G71.01)
  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (G71.02)
  • Other Specified Muscular Dystrophies (G71.09)
  • Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy (G71.11)
  • Myotonia Congenita (G71.12)
  • Myotonic Chondrodystrophy (G71.13)
  • Drug Induced Myotonia (G71.14)
  • Other Specified Myotonic Disorders (G71.19)
  • Congenital Myopathies (G71.2)
  • Mitochondrial Myopathy, Not Elsewhere Classified (G71.3)
  • Other Primary Disorders of Muscles (G71.8)

Other Myopathies

  • Drug-induced Myopathy (G72.0)
  • Alcoholic Myopathy (G72.1)
  • Myopathy Due to Other Toxic Agents (G72.2)
  • Other Specified Myopathies (G72.89)
  • Myopathy in Diseases Classified Elsewhere (G73.7)
  • Juvenile Dermatopolymyositis with Myopathy (M33.02)
  • Other Dermatopolymyositis with Myopathy (M33.12)
  • Polymyositis with Myopathy (M33.22)
  • Dermatopolymyositis, Unspecified with Myopathy (M33.92)
  • Systemic Sclerosis with Myopathy (M34.82)
  • Sicca Syndrome with Myopathy (M35.03)


The information provided in this document is for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as reimbursement advice.