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Offline 2soreknees

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What is DJD?
« on: February 29, 2004, 01:57:56 AM »
My physical therapist mentioned that I might have DJD.  What is DJD and is it related to OA?
2/02 (R)arthro. meniscus tear, microfractures, grade 4 chondro. under patella.
TTT/LR on (L) 3/03. 
11/04 Arthro (R) MF
4/06 (L) clean up and trim back scar tissue from LR
11/06 (R) HTO
8/08 (R) Hardware removalMFR
8/09 L microfactures
12/09 LTKR
11/11 R TKR and last knee surgery!

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Re: What is DJD?
« Reply #1 on: February 29, 2004, 02:16:51 AM »
Hey there-
DJD= Degenerative Joint Disease, so I'm thinking it does have alot to do with the OA.

Hope this helps.  Have a nice evening
Lezlee
Rt knee:Meniscal repair 8/03: Repair prev. meniscus repair 10/03;Chondro shave, scar tissue removal 12/03;LR,debridement chondro & scar tissue 04/02/04;TTT done 09/14/04;VMO advancement 04/2005- Does it ever end?

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Re: What is DJD?
« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2004, 02:50:17 AM »
DJD and OA are the same thing ;)
32 - R knee gone to hell
lat. meniscus 94
ACL, chondroplasty 98
Chondroplasty 99
Screw fell out into joint, med. meniscus, microfracture 99
MCL/med. capsule recon, med. meniscus 00
Chondroplasty 04
Chrondroplasty 1/05
OATS 4/05 for OCD lesion
AVN, MFC fracture 10/05















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