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Had lisfranc fusion 10 months ago. One screw is cutting into neighboring bone. Going to ask for it to be removed. How are they typically removed?

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In brief: Small incision

Can be removed with local anesthesia and removed with surgical hand screw driver.

In brief: Small incision

Can be removed with local anesthesia and removed with surgical hand screw driver.
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Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: In surg

In operating room as a real operation but of course a much lesser one than the fusion itself.

In brief: In surg

In operating room as a real operation but of course a much lesser one than the fusion itself.
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: PAIN?

Is the screw causing pain or affecting the outcome of the fusion? If not, I would leave it.

In brief: PAIN?

Is the screw causing pain or affecting the outcome of the fusion? If not, I would leave it.
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