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History of femur bone surgery. Want surgery to remove plates and piece of steel rod


I had a surgery in right leg femur bone 10 years ago, UN fortunately the steal rod was broken into 3 parts, doctors removed two pieces

but one was left very near to knee in my right leg .hence i had a second surgery the aluminium plates were placed.

i want get remove the plates and the lefted piece also


Chinnappa Banala.
Asked On : Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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The left over pieces of broken plate need to be removed surgically. This needs an exploratory surgery according to the size and placement of the left over fragments.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Sat, 6 Jul 2013
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