VA Grants increase in Veteran’s Disability due to his left knee disability being aggravated by his service-connected right total knee replacement

Summary: The Board finds that service connection for a left knee disability is warranted.  The January 2013 VHA opinion shows that a VA physician concluded that the Veteran’s service-connected right knee has aggravated his left knee.  There is no competent, countervailing opinion of record.  Therefore, the Board finds that the evidence is at least in equipoise and that affording the Veteran the benefit of all doubt, service connection for a left knee disability is warranted on the basis of aggravation.  Accordingly, service connection for a left knee disability is granted.

http://www.va.gov/vetapp13/Files1/1303059.txt

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