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Offline emergRN

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knee arthrocentesis
« on: November 17, 2010, 12:44:47 AM »
I have to have an arthrocentesis on my knee tomorrow for a persistent joint effusion that I have had since I had ACLr done.  How uncomfortable is it to have done?  Does it help relieve the joint pain associated with the effusion?
Rt.knee scope-1990-91Dx with Partial ACL tear
Rt. ACLr with hamstring graft-2010
Rt. knee scope- partial lateral menisectomy and plica excision 2010
ACL revision quad tendon graft- 2011 
Rt. Knee partial lateral menisectomy, debridement 2012
Rt. knee partial lateral menisectiomy, debridement 2014