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Table 1 Procedures/diagnoses by ICD-9 codes

From: Economic burden of surgical site infections within the episode of care following joint replacement

Total joint replacement procedures
 Primary THA  81.51
 Primary TKA  81.54
Surgical Site Infections ICD-9 CM diagnosis code
 Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal joint prosthesis  99666
 Infection and inflammatory reaction due to other internal orthopedic device, implant, and graft  99667
 Infection and inflammatory reaction due to other internal prosthetic device, implant, and graft  99669
 Infected postoperative seroma  99851
 Other postoperative infection  99859