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... I have BCBS and they covered my autograft surgery no questions asked. Others here who have BCBS have gone through denials but eventually had some appeals work out. I hope that happens for you. ... (59 replies)
... Can you tell me what was involved in an autograft surgery vs allograft? ... (59 replies)
... lly hampering their recoveries. Most of the people having problems will not say that their grafts have failed, actually they are well incorporated. It's other ankle issues that are holding them back. So I think a graft is a good option. I had BCBS and they covered it all. Maybe the donor tissue they may not? ... (59 replies)

... I"m fighting the same policy with BCBS although I'll be using an autograft from my knee. If they could pay for the surgery even though it is investigational, that would be great. What did you do to get them to approve it? ... (38 replies)
... surgery.. another couple days and my Doc wants me to start moving my ankle up and down to shape the cartilage. ... (80 replies)
... with shipping. I was unaware of this until the day before surgery and the bone bank wanted immediate payment in order to ship the bone and OS wanted to know if I was proceeding or not as the OR wanted confirmation.... ... (22 replies)
... e any ballet. He can ballroom dance OK but the skating seems to hurt. He has a new figure skating boot coming that has a hinge built into it so he can flex his ankle instead of having it locked in the boot. ... (9 replies)
... about your son needing this surgery. I did not have drilling prior to this. After years of having my ankle lock up, swell and being discolored I had debridment surgery at which time they indicated I had DJD, a cyst and a lession on the talus but the fix then was fusion. ... (9 replies)
Jan 19, 2007
... I had Mosaicplasty or OATS surgery in my ankle, replaced the floor of my talus and had nine cartilage plugs inplanted in the joint, along with debridment surgery and spur removal. I had this done at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. ... (7 replies)
... I had this done because my other options were distraction or fusion. My ankle was locking up, turned bruised and swollen and I had bones grinding and the pain.. Whew... ... (38 replies)
... I had arthoscopic surgery the same time as OATs, to clean up the joint, remove spurs, reshape bones. ... (38 replies)
... miles no problem and I can walk distances but the PF gets me before the ankle does. ... (15 replies)
... Ok.. in a nutshell. I'm 24. First injured the ankle summer of 2003 playing basketball and have been in and out of PT since. ... (169 replies)
... eone...sounds like the pain and dissappointment are really wearing on you and my experience is you'll benefit from talking to a professional. It won't make your ankle any better, but may really help you cope with your dissappointments and also give you some emotional energy to deal with your next procedure. Good luck. ... (169 replies)
... I hadn't even gotten around to getting my life in order when the call came in three weeks later that a suitable bone was located. I was scared and relieved and surgery was the following week. I was scrambing to get things in order with my job, the house, the pets etc,. ... (169 replies)
... in September 06. When my ankle locked up that June, I really went from gingerly treating my ankle to not walking without crutches. I was off and on crutches from then until my surgery. ... (169 replies)

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