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pins to hold knee together

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I had a fx of the patella in February requiring 2 pins, one screw and wire
now have excruciating pain and found that the ends of the wires were buried in the soft tissue and are digging in each time I move my knee. now to have surgery to remove next week. are the wires supposed to be inthe soft tissue or anchored in the bone? how long is the recovery after removal
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replied July 27th, 2009
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