Total Knee Replacement ICD 9 Code

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13943

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 replacement 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 Replacement Definition and Symptoms

Total knee replacement is a surgical procedure where parts of the knee joint are removed and replaced with artificial parts. This procedure is done to relieve pain associated with arthritis that could not be relieved with weight loss, medicines, or injections.