Diagnosis Code T84.021A
Information for Medical Professionals
The diagnosis code T84.021A is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)
- 559 - AFTERCARE, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH MCC
- 560 - AFTERCARE, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH CC
- 561 - AFTERCARE, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITHOUT CC/MCC
Information for Patients
Also called: Hip arthroplasty, Hip prosthesis
Hip replacement is surgery for people with severe hip damage. The most common cause of damage is osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis causes pain, swelling, and reduced motion in your joints. It can interfere with your daily activities. If other treatments such as physical therapy, pain medicines, and exercise haven't helped, hip replacement surgery might be an option for you.
During a hip replacement operation, the surgeon removes damaged cartilage and bone from your hip joint and replaces them with new, man-made parts.
A hip replacement can
- Relieve pain
- Help your hip joint work better
- Improve walking and other movements
The most common problem after surgery is hip dislocation. Because a man-made hip is smaller than the original joint, the ball can come out of its socket. The surgery can also cause blood clots and infections. With a hip replacement, you might need to avoid certain activities, such as jogging and high-impact sports.
NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
- Deciding to have knee or hip replacement
- Getting your home ready - knee or hip surgery
- Hip arthroscopy
- Hip joint replacement
- Hip or knee replacement - after - what to ask your doctor
- Hip replacement - discharge
- Hip replacement - precautions
- Minimally invasive hip replacement