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Having microfracture knee surgery; what if doc finds a torn acl & didn't suspect it ? how does he decide weather to use a hamstring or patella graft?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

...It's highly unlikely the surgeon will see any surprises at surgery; torn acls are pretty obvious on mri. As for the second, that's a question best asked of the actual surgeon.

Answered Aug 26, 2013

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Dr. Christopher Ferguson answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

These issues should be discussed before surgery so that it is a joint decision between you and your surgeon.

Answered Dec 10, 2015

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