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A 20-year-old female asked:

Having microfracture knee surgery, what if doc finds i have a torn acl in surgery. will he fix it then? or wait to do another surgery?

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
Knee Surgery: This should be discussed with the surgeon before you enter the or suite. If not discussed beforehand then the surgeon will not fix as there has been no informed consent to fix it. If discussed prior and they find an acl tear and they have your permission they will fix it.

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Last updated Aug 27, 2013

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