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Right knee injured, MRI says multiple ligament injury, splint placed temporarily. Advised surgery. Is it required ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User:i met with an accident and injured my rt knee mri scan report says multiple ligament injury
Doctor:I am so sorry on this
Doctor:When did it happen?
User:9th XXXXXXX 2013
Doctor:Did you check with a knee surgeon?
User:at present a splint is placed to stabilise the joint
Doctor:Are you at the hospital now or back home?
User:back home
Doctor:You must get the MRI reviewed by a knee surgeon in view of multiple ligament injuries
User:my orthopedician told me to take rest for 6wks
User:then wanted me to go for surgery
Doctor:But when is the surgery planned?
Doctor:Are you seeing a knee surgeon or a general Orthopedician?
Doctor:It would be ideal to see a Knee surgeon
User:general orthoped
Doctor:The knee surgeon will be the right person to take the decision
Doctor:If you require surgery, you may go for it earliest
Doctor:but, a opinion from a knee surgeon is always better
User:can u suggest anybody in bangalore or hyd
Doctor:Please give me sometime
Doctor:Please confirm your contact number
User:0000 its my dad no i am dr sridevi and i am AAAAAXXXXXXX sister
Doctor:Hi AAAAAA
Doctor:Thanks for confirming the number
Doctor:Is that all for now?
User:thank u for ur suggestion by when can i expect ur reply
Doctor:We will call you now within an houw
User:ok thank u bye
Doctor:Appointment fixing will not take more than 24 hrs
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:bye for now
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