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Offline DJF

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Dons ACI (Carticel) and TTT
« on: October 17, 2006, 03:38:28 AM »
Well, we are trying to settle down tonight and we show up at the hospital at 6:00 AM for the surger at 7:00 AM on the 17th.  I am a bit nervous, but excited about putting this behind me and getting ont he road to recovery.  10 hours from now!!!

Wow, I hope I can post soon tomorrow orthe next day, but we will see.

You guys take care, and I'll write about th experience leter inthe week.

Don
50 y/o male
Houston TX 

4 surgeries
Manual manipulation Dec 2006
Carticel implant with TTT October 2006
Carticel Harvest August 2006
The following done October 2005:
Chondromalacia Grade III to IV
Scope with chondromalacia
plus lateral release
plus plica resection

Offline Nick_Knack

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Re: Dons ACI (Carticel) and TTT
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2006, 12:16:29 PM »
Best of Luck DOn.

May the knee G-ds bless you.  Chill out.  Knee Geeks aint going anywhere; you can post when you are ready.
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Age: 35
1989 rt ACL (+25 degrees ext loss)
1994 rt ACL resection (+ 10 deg)
2001 rt ACL revision (+ 10 deg)
2003 rt med meniscus repair (+10 deg)
2004 rt LOA and post capsulotmy (zero degrees)
2005 rt LOA and tib bone plug removal (even w/ other leg)
2006 rt Fulkerson TTT & ACI Carticel

Offline bioprof

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Re: Dons ACI (Carticel) and TTT
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2006, 09:26:18 PM »
Don,

Wishing you all the best with your surgery, recovery and rehab.  Let us know how things went when the fog lifts.

Take care,

Mike

8/05 - Cortisone injection, L. knee
10/05 - Meniscus repair, microfracture, L. knee
7/06 - Arthroscopy, Carticel biopsy, L. knee
8/06 - ACI, L. knee
5/07 - L. knee arthroscopy; post-ACI "clean up"















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