2008 - Arthroscopic surgery added no benefit to optimized physical and medical therapy in knee osteoarthritis

Felson, David T.
January 2009
ACP Journal Club;1/1/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p13
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study titled "A randomized trial of arthroscopic surgery for osteoarthritis of the knee," conducted by researcher A. Kirkley and colleagues. The study found that arthroscopic surgery plus optimized physical and medical therapy did not differ from optimized physical and medical therapy alone in moderate-to-severe knee osteoarthritis.


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