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When having surgery on your ACL can a surgeon determine how

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When having surgery on your ACL can a surgeon determine how dense your bones are and thus you do not need to have a dexa test?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.

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Yes, they can

they can tell a lot just based on normal xrays

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Expert:  Dr Stan replied 5 months ago.

Hi, Dr Stan here to help you today. A dexa scan is a better predictor of osteoporosis especially since you already have a vitamin deficiency. I hope this is helpful and I am here to answer any additional questions you may have. I am compensated only after you give a positive rating for my response.