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Is tommy john surgery usually successful?

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Rishi Kumar
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Yes

"usually" being the keyword - several sources report that tommy john surgery is successful is over 85% of cases, although the recovery/rehab time is extensive (the reason that baseball pitchers tend to miss an entire season).

In brief: Yes

"usually" being the keyword - several sources report that tommy john surgery is successful is over 85% of cases, although the recovery/rehab time is extensive (the reason that baseball pitchers tend to miss an entire season).
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