25 May 2017

Arthroscopic Surgery for Degenerative Knee Arthritis and Meniscal Tears

The BMJ has published this item on a clinical practice guideline on arthroscopic surgery for degenerative knee arthritis and meniscal tears. This guideline makes a strong recommendation against the use of arthroscopy in nearly all patients with degenerative knee disease.

Siemieniuk RAC, Harris IA, Agoritsas T, Poolman RW, Brignardello-Petersen R, Van de Velde S, et al. Arthroscopic surgery for degenerative kneearthritis and meniscal tears: a clinical practice guideline.  BMJ. 2017;357:j1982  

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