Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
150 Doctors are Online

Polyps in knee, no meniscus, have undergone many procedures on the knee. Knee replacement surgery possible?

What is meant by polyps in the knee? I am planning knee replacement surgery this summer. If I have polyps in my knee, how would that complicate such a procedure? Could polyps give reason to not attempt my surgery? Fyi: My knee has had many procedures over the years. I have no, zero, meniscus in the knee. And I ve had tears & repairs to ligaments and tendons. Thank you for your assistance. Dana Idor Levy
Asked On : Mon, 23 Apr 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  229
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Procedures
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
total knee replacement is best option for you and polyps and absence of meniscus will not cause any bad for your surgery. Do not get steroid shot till surgery as it can damage your knee from inside.
Answered: Mon, 24 Mar 2014
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor