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Dr Keggi and anterior approach
« on: February 24, 2010, 08:25:59 PM »
I saw Dr. Keggi in CT today and was very impressed with him. He gave me lots of time and came in the room solo without attendings - if you've been in a teaching envoronment you know how nice this is.

He stressed that in my current condition there is no rush. The frustrating thing is the uncertainty of it - 6 months, 1 year, 2, 5. I guess I'm just pleased that I still have time, even if some days are pretty rough. He said to go ahead with any activity I want and let the pain guide me. Makes sense to me. 

He does the approach from the front (anterior?) which he says only goes through 1 thin layer of muscle and is a far easier dislocation procedure. I wonder why this approach isn't standard. Any thoughts on that?

All in all, I was very impressed. I understand he's done about 200 resurfs, which will be regarded as too few by many on this board I guess.

Also, Pat have you taken to editing posts lately? Not sure that is a good development unless you are editing abusive behavior.

Thanks all, look forward to your thoughts.   

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Re: Dr Keggi and anterior approach
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2010, 09:53:05 PM »
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Re: Dr Keggi and anterior approach
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2010, 11:02:17 PM »
Thanks for clearling that up, my name is Charlie. That's where I was going with the 'abusive behavior' comment. You never know where you'll learn something from though. Thanks.

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Re: Dr Keggi and anterior approach
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2010, 12:48:31 PM »
Hi,
I am in CT and went to see Dr Keggi about a year ago.  I too was very impressed with him.   At the time he had only done about 200 resurfacings, he must be up to at least 250-300 by now.   I opted to go with Dr. Su who had done about 1000 more and couldn't be happier.
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