[QUOTE=draculr;5055802]That sounds really bad
The surgeon I have is supposedly quite a good ankle doctor. He said removing the fragment would leave a big hole and the chonro-gide was giving "pretty good" results. But now that the plug has been pulled on it and the surgery is scheduled for next week he is saying if he was me he would forget about the chondro-gide and have it cleaned out and do further procedures if it does not fix the problem.[/QUOTE]
One of the three procedures I had was this one. My surgeon said it would be about an 85% chance that it would regenerate bone growth eithout yhe cadaver bone. I hope this is true. I havent given this too much thought as my other procedures were so much more invasive and painful. How many of you guys have had this fail. The thought of more surgery mskes me cringe. He said we should know 3 months after the surgery.