ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V45.87

Trnsplnt orgn rem status

Diagnosis Code V45.87

ICD-9: V45.87
Short Description: Trnsplnt orgn rem status
Long Description: Transplanted organ removal status
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V45.87

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons with a condition influencing their health status (V40-V49)
      • V45 Other postsurgical states

Information for Patients

Organ Transplantation

You may need an organ transplant if one of your organs has failed. This can happen because of illness or injury. When you have an organ transplant, doctors remove an organ from another person and place it in your body. The organ may come from a living donor or a donor who has died.

The organs that can be transplanted include

  • Heart
  • Intestine
  • Kidney
  • Liver
  • Lung
  • Pancreas

You often have to wait a long time for an organ transplant. Doctors must match donors to recipients to reduce the risk of transplant rejection. Rejection happens when your immune system attacks the new organ. If you have a transplant, you must take drugs the rest of your life to help keep your body from rejecting the new organ.

  • Organ or Stem Cell Transplant and Your Mouth - NIH (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
  • Transplant rejection
  • Transplant services

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