Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V43.65
Knee joint replacement
  • Short description: Joint replaced knee.
  • ICD-9-CM V43.65 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM V43.65 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM V43.65.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V43.65: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • 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
  • Loosening of unicondylar knee replacement
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V43.65 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z96.659 Presence of unspecified artificial knee joint
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V43.65:
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