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A 25-year-old female asked:

I had 2 arthroscopy, still limited opening, clicks, anteriour disk displacement wr .surgeon suggested open joint surgery. i am afraid. what are the risks?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Slightly more: All surgery used 2 be done open when i started practice, & infections were rare as they r with scopes. Main difference is more post op pain & longer rehab depending what is done.
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Dr. Daniel Mass
Dr. Daniel Mass commented
Orthopedic Surgery 48 years experience
I would get the pictures and op report and get a second opinion
Jun 29, 2014
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Provided original answer
I agree with DR DM
Jun 29, 2014
Last updated Sep 27, 2015


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