Restoration of a 30 percent disability rating for service-connected patella femoral syndrome of the left knee [GRANTED]; patella femoral syndrome of the left knee [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160601


Citation Nr: 18160601 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 15-14 900 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Restoration of a 30 percent disability rating for service-connected patella femoral syndrome of the left knee is granted, effective August 22, 2013. REMANDED Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 30 percent for patella femoral syndrome…

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Service connection for bilateral demyelinating peripheral neuropathy [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160603


Citation Nr: 18160603 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 15-41 729 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Service connection for bilateral demyelinating peripheral neuropathy is granted. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran’s current diagnosis of bilateral demyelinating peripheral neuropathy was incurred while in service. CONCLUSION OF LAW With resolution of reasonable doubt in the Veteran’s…

A 40 percent rating for diabetes, effective September 14, 2006 [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160611


Citation Nr: 18160611 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 05-17 656A DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER A 40 percent rating for diabetes, effective September 14, 2006, is granted. FINDING OF FACT Prior to his death, in September 2006, the Veteran’s diabetes required him to regulate his activities; regulation of activities was not required…

Limitation of flexion in the right knee [NOT PROPER]; limitation of flexion of the right; stability of the right knee; meniscus of the right knee; (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160612


Citation Nr: 18160612 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-39 903 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER A reduction in the Veteran's evaluation for limitation of flexion in the right knee from 20 percent to 10 percent, effective April 1, 2015, was not proper. REMANDED Entitlement to a rating in excess of 20 percent…

Entitlement to service connection for reactive airway disease (RAD) [DENIED]; obstructive sleep apnea (OSA); headaches [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160614


Citation Nr: 18160614 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 10-38 977 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for reactive airway disease (RAD) is denied. Entitlement to service connection for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is granted. Entitlement to service connection for headaches is granted. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The preponderance of…

Chronic fatigue [GRANTED]; short term memory loss; bronchial asthma [GRANTED]; allergic rhinitis; disabilities; DJD of the Lumber; sinusitis and deviated septum [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160618


Citation Nr: 18160618 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 08-13 976 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for chronic fatigue is granted. Entitlement to service connection for short term memory loss is denied. Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 30 percent prior to October 24, 2009 for service-connected…

Prostate cancer; right index finger deformity with ankylosis; disfiguring scar residuals of a chin laceration; radiculopathy [DISMISSED]; DJD [DENIED]; TDIU [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160621


Citation Nr: 18160621 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 11-32 953 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for prostate cancer is dismissed. Entitlement to a compensable rating for right index finger deformity with ankylosis prior to February 23, 2015, and to a rating in excess of 10 percent thereafter is…

An initial rating of 100 percent for coronary artery disease (CAD), status post myocardial infarctions [GRANTED]; coronary artery disease, status post myocardial infarctions [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160622


Citation Nr: 18160622 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 15-22 557 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER An initial rating of 100 percent for coronary artery disease (CAD), status post myocardial infarctions is granted. An effective date prior to August 31, 2010, for the grant of service connection for coronary artery disease, status post…

Right knee disability; cervical spine disability [GRANTED]; right knee/left knee disability [DENIED]; (TDIU) [GRANTED]; radiculopathy of the right/left upper extremity [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160633


Citation Nr: 18160633 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 15-10 458A DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER 1. The 60 percent disability rating for the right knee disability is restored, effective March 1, 2015, and the appeal is granted. 2. The 20 percent disability rating for the cervical spine disability is restored, effective March…

The claim for service connection for left ankle disability [REOPENED]; left ankle disability [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160637


Citation Nr: 18160637 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-10 353 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER New and material evidence having been submitted, the claim for service connection for left ankle disability is reopened. Service connection for left ankle disability is granted. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. In February 1986, the Veteran was notified…