Left knee osteoarthritis (claimed as left knee); right knee anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear; reconstruction and medial meniscal tear, status post-debridement [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160384


Citation Nr: 18160384 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 14-11 999 DATE: December 27, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for left knee osteoarthritis (claimed as left knee) secondary to service-connected right knee anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear, status post-reconstruction and medial meniscal tear, status post-debridement is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran…

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…

Hypertension, claimed as high blood pressure [DENIED]; depression; sleep apnea [GRANTED]; hyperlipidemia; anterior cruciate ligament repair; degenerative changes [DENIED] & OTHERS REMANDED Citation Nr: 18154155


Citation Nr: 18154155 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-54 224 DATE: November 29, 2018 ISSUES 1. Whether new and material evidence has been submitted to reopen the claim for service connection for hypertension, claimed as high blood pressure. 2. Entitlement to service connection for hypertension, claimed as high blood pressure. 3. Entitlement…

10 percent for limited motion of the left knee; excess of 10 percent for instability of the left knee; (SMC) based on the need for regular aid and attendance, or at the housebound rate [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18123970


Citation Nr: 18123970 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 16-07 921 DATE: August 3, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 10 percent for limited motion of the left knee is remanded. Entitlement to an initial disability rating in excess of 10 percent for instability of the left knee is…

Entitlement to service connection for mild osteoarthritis, left knee [GRANTED]; Entitlement to service connection for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18132367


Citation Nr: 18132367 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 15-35 085A DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for mild osteoarthritis, left knee is granted. Entitlement to service connection for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is denied. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for an left ear disease is remanded. Entitlement to…

Muscle spasms, cervical spine; muscle spasms, thoracolumbar spine; arthralgia, left knee, and individual unemployability (TDIU) due to service-connected disabilities [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1648537


Citation Nr: 1648537 Decision Date: 12/30/16 Archive Date: 01/06/17 DOCKET NO. 12-29 257 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to an initial disability rating in excess of 20 percent for muscle spasms, cervical spine. 2. Entitlement to an initial disability…