Vision problems, right ear hearing loss; tinnitus; prostate adenocarcinoma; type 2 diabetes mellitus; multi-cranial palsies and transsphenoidal pituitary tumor & OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131219


Citation Nr: 18131219 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-13 663 DATE: August 31, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for vision problems, including right eye cataract, also claimed as vision loss due to a tumor is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for right ear hearing loss is remanded. Entitlement to service connection…

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Entitlement to service connection for bilateral knee disability [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18131221


Citation Nr: 18131221 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 14-16 668 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for bilateral knee disability is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran’s service treatment records are negative for complaints of the knees. 2. The earliest post service evidence of a knee disability is…

Residuals of post-operative small puncture wound of the chest; acquired psychiatric disorder, to include Major Depressive Disorder (MDD); [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18131222


Citation Nr: 18131222 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 14-36 888 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a compensable rating for residuals of post-operative small puncture wound of the chest is denied. Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to include Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), and including as secondary to…

Entitlement to an evaluation in excess of 20 percent for diabetes mellitus with erectile dysfunction [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18131223


Citation Nr: 18131223 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-31 402A DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an evaluation in excess of 20 percent for diabetes mellitus with erectile dysfunction is denied. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran's service-connected diabetes mellitus with erectile dysfunction requires insulin treatment and a restricted diet, but has…

Entitlement to service connection for hypertension, to include as secondary to coronary artery disease [REMANDED]; Citation Nr: 18131224


Citation Nr: 18131224 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-21 565 DATE: August 31, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for hypertension, to include as secondary to coronary artery disease, is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran had active air service from June 1973 to June 1993 This case comes before the Board…

A rating in excess of 10 percent for degenerative joint disease (DJD) of the right knee [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18131226


Citation Nr: 18131226 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 16-00 640 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER A rating in excess of 10 percent for degenerative joint disease (DJD) of the right knee is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran had active duty service from February 2004 to February 2005, June to December…

Right knee sprain/strain associated with right ankle strain; left ankle strain; right ankle strain [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131227


Citation Nr: 18131227 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-08 723 DATE: August 31, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to an increased evaluation for right knee sprain/strain associated with right ankle strain, rated as noncompensable, is remanded. Entitlement to an increased evaluation for left ankle strain, rated as 10 percent disabling is remanded. Entitlement to…

Excess of 20% for right shoulder osteoarthritis; excess of 10% – 20% for lumbar spine degenerative disc disease [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131225


Citation Nr: 18131225 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 13-29 406 DATE: August 31, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to an evaluation in excess of 20 percent for right shoulder osteoarthritis is remanded. Entitlement to an evaluation in excess of 10 percent for lumbar spine degenerative disc disease prior to June 10, 2014, is remanded.…

50 percent disability rating for chronic daily headaches, muscle tension type [GRANTED]; individual unemployability due to service-connected disability (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18131229


Citation Nr: 18131229 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 11-15 724 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER A 50 percent disability rating from March 30, 2013, for service-connected chronic daily headaches, muscle tension type is granted. A total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disability (TDIU) from March 30, 2013 to…

Cancer of the renal pelvis; right knee disability; coronary artery disease (CAD); type 2 diabetes mellitus; individual unemployability due to service-connected disability (TDIU); [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131230


Citation Nr: 18131230 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 14-21 426 DATE: August 31, 2018 REMANDED 1. Entitlement to service connection for residuals of cancer of the renal pelvis, to include as due to Agent Orange exposure and claimed as secondary to service-connected prostate cancer, is remanded. 2. Entitlement to increases in the…