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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
To yourself: Tissue taken from one part of the body and grafted onto another, for example, a skin graft from a healthy part placed over a portion of injured skin.

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Multiple: There are many new devices and materials for acdf. Zero-p or chesapeake are standalone devices. Some of the new spacers are made of titanium or bioce ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Either: Both hamstring and patella bone tendon bone autografts have excellent outcomes. Obviously each have their benefits and drawbacks. If you cannot cho ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
3 main choices: The central third of the quadriceps tendon is also an up-and-coming autograft choice for reconstructing a torn acl.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Pham
24 years experience Neurosurgery
Pain after surgery: If in doubt, you should inform your surgeon about this issue. If the recurrent pain was similar to the pre-operative pain, then your pain should be in ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Jacobs
62 years experience Neurosurgery
Multiple factors: Using an allograft when it is possible prevents the need to harvest a bone graft. However in patients who are expected to have problems with healing a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Acl: Check with your doctor. May have to have the knee drained. May be blood, inflammation, or infection.
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A male asked:
Dr. Darren Corteen
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: Swelling in absence of pain or traumatic event could be any number of things but definitely less concerning than these same findings in assoc w/ pain ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
A long recovery: While the initial recovery from the surgery will be measured in weeks, or a few months the full benefits of the surgery will take 6-12 months and incl ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Grobman
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
ABSOLUTELY not: Your commitment to your surgeon was that you would do your part with following up by doing the exercises. I remember exam time and you will be needing ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
ACL: You should discuss this with your doctor since there are risks and benefits for each graft type. You might have less postop pain and a smaller scar wi ... Read More
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