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Had Acl surgery 4 weeks ago. I have pitting edema in shin. No other symptoms. Result of surgery or should I be concerned about DVT?

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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology

In brief: ACL SURGERY/DVT

Any knee and hip surgery always carries an increased rink to develop DVT.
Edema following knee surgery is very common. If worried about DVT then a venous duplex ultrasound of the extremity should be done as this is the gold standard to make a diagnosis of DVT between the groin and lower calf.

In brief: ACL SURGERY/DVT

Any knee and hip surgery always carries an increased rink to develop DVT.
Edema following knee surgery is very common. If worried about DVT then a venous duplex ultrasound of the extremity should be done as this is the gold standard to make a diagnosis of DVT between the groin and lower calf.
Dr. John Landi
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In brief: Surgery

Often swelling will occur below the area that surgery was performed.

In brief: Surgery

Often swelling will occur below the area that surgery was performed.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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