Table 1.

Diagnoses and procedures used to identify patients as having ESRD

ICD-9-CM CodeProcedure or Diagnosis
 55.53Removal of transplanted or rejected kidney
 55.52Nephrectomy of remaining kidney
 55.54Bilateral nephrectomy
 39.27Arteriovenostomy for renal dialysis
 39.53Repair of arteriovenous fistula
 39.93Insertion of vessel-to-vessel cannula
 39.50Angioplasty or atherectomy noncoronary vessel(s)
 39.42Revision of arteriovenous shunt for renal dialysis
 996.1Mechanical complication due to other vascular device
 996.56Mechanical complication due to peritoneal dialysis catheter
 585.5Chronic kidney disease stage 5
 585.6Chronic kidney disease stage 5 D
 V45.1Dialysis status
 403.01Malignant hypertension ESRD
 403.91Hypertension ESRD
 403.11Benign hypertension ESRD
  • ICD-9-CM, International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification.