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Offline PattiAnn237

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« on: May 03, 2005, 01:35:07 PM »
I didn't get to talk to my os after my diagnostic scope, he talked to my mom, but she was a bit overwhelmed and didn't catch it all.  Anyway, he wrote on my post-op papers: chondroplasty, debridgement- adhesion.  What does the adhesion part mean.  He said he was going to look around and clean it up a bit, but I never heard of an adhesion, what is that??

Thanks, Patti
25 y/o
Left knee- lateral tilt, lateral tracking, arthritis
LR 8/5/04 (failed)
Diagnostic Scope- 5/2/05 (scar tissue removed)
Holding off on TTT till I can get through school!

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Re: Adhesion???
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2005, 01:50:03 PM »

An adhesion is another name for scar tissue which can sometimes cause major problems and pain.

Dislocations since age 12
Trochlear Dysplasia
TTT, LR, MR L knee 95-Success
TTT, LR, MR R 02-Success
Screws out
Partial tear ACL
Severe end stage OA
4 Debridements
Partial Meniscectomy
Failed Microfracture
11mm Defect LFC
Bone Spurs, Kissing Lesions