TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Felson, David T.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;1/1/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
36506328

 

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