Hi: Has anyone out there ever heard of the doctor cutting (accidentally) the main ligament during a knee replacement. Mine was cut and he patched it up and now my knee is forever stuck -which makes it hard to sit for fear I will trip someone. He should have been sued-but none of these two faced lawyers here in alabama would take my case.I got all my records and he even admits he cut and repaired it with sutures. Also can a person get this ligament replaced? I would appreciate any info I could get on this subject.View Thread
I am not familiar with this type of surgery-partial knee replacement. I had the robotic tkr-and it would have been fine if the doctor had not cut my MCL. I heard this type of surgery works well for most people. My advice to you is to make sure your doctor is a good one and is not one who makes mistakes during surgeries-mine was toooo old and out of touch to do a tkr--View Thread
Your response is totally different from all the doctors I spoke with. My new surgeon told me when I asked him was he going to cut the MCL--he said" No I wouldnt do something like that" The acl is removed but you need the MCl--did you not know this is the main ligament that holds the knee in place? I dont know where you got this information about removing the MCl--this simply is not true. You need to get your facts straight . And as far as one making more than normal amount of scar- tissue-I already knew this. But I still say that this limited movement would not have happened if he had not cut and patched the MCl-that where the keloid shows on the Xray-this man has messed up many people in this state--like I said--he needs to retire.View Thread
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