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My father met with an accident on Jan 2016 and his knee got damaged. Doctors operate him twice as first time the metal plate the inserted in knee was displaced. Now in x-ray report, doctor saying that screw got broke. Can yo suggest what we have to do ?
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Dr. Ritesh Nazareth
14 yrs. of exp | Mumbai | Orthopedist

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The information that you have provided is very limited for anyone to give an opinion. Kindly understand that this case needs a proper study regards what was initial injury, what surgery was done, why ws it revised and now why n which screw has broken. Not to mention What's the current status of the fracture and is any articular cartilage involved. For a proper opinion all this information is mandatory.
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Dr. Gireesh Kant Snehi (PT)
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The screw broken means you have not taken proper precautions guided by ortho. So plz consult to your previous dr
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Dr. Chirag Dalal
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Kindly send the present Xray.
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Dr. Siddhartha Ghosh
27 yrs. of exp | Mumbai | Joint Replacement Surgeon
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Follow ur orthopedic surgeons advice and be with more information on the case. Not every case is similar, failure of implant is a complication which can happen with anyone and there are 100 possible reasons including patient factors, factors related to surgery, bone related, Implant related etc, for the same. So we with ur surgeon and discuss with him further definitive options. Thanks
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Dr. Sachin Singh
9 yrs. of exp | Ghaziabad | Orthopedist
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Good evening ,is there any pain while walking or doing any movements please specify the complain and please upload the Xray to analyseit
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Dr. Anuradha Sharma
9 yrs. of exp | Noida | Clinical Physiotherapist
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OK if bone has healed then remove the screw and do physiotherapy. Otherwise again surgery and pop
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