Total Knee Arthroplasty ICD 9 Code

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12200

Billable Medical Code for Knee Joint Replacement

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM V43.65

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM V43.65.

The Short Description Is: Joint replaced knee.

Known As

Total knee arthroplasty is also known as artificial knee joint present, history of artificial knee joint, has currently, history of bilat knee arthroplasty, history of bilat total knee arthroplasty, history of bilateral knee arthroplasties, history of bilateral total knee arthroplasties, history of implantation of artificial left knee joint, history of implantation of artificial right knee joint, history of infected total knee arthroplasty (artificial knee joint), history of infected total knee arthroplasty with retained component, history of left knee arthroplasty, history of left knee replacement, history of left total knee arthroplasty, history of left total knee replacement, history of revision of left total knee arthroplasty, history of revision of right total knee arthroplasty, history of right knee arthroplasty, history of right knee replacement, history of right total knee arthroplasty, history of right total knee replacement, history of total knee arthroplasty, HX of artificial knee joint has currently, Hx of bilat knee arthroplasty, Hx of bilat total knee arthroplasty, Hx of infected total knee arthroplasty retained component, Hx of left knee arthroplasty, Hx of left total knee arthroplasty, Hx of revision of left total knee arthroplasty, Hx of revision of right total knee arthroplasty, Hx of right knee arthroplasty, Hx of right total knee arthroplasty, HX of total knee arthroplasty, infection of total knee joint prosthesis, infection of unicondylar knee joint prosthesis, and loosening of unicondylar knee replacement.

Total Knee Arthroplasty Definition

Total knee arthroplasty is a knee replacement surgery that helps to relieve pain and restore functionality is severely diseased knees. During the surgery they cut away damaged bone and cartilage and replace it with an artificial joint made of metal alloys, high grade plastics and polymers.