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ACE Report #11541
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

No significant effect of compartment-unloading knee brace or wedge insole for partial meniscectomy

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Temporary postoperative treatment with compartment-unloading knee braces or wedge insoles does not improve clinical outcome after partial meniscectomy

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019 Mar;27(3):814-821.

Contributing Authors: D Dammerer J Giesinger F Fischer R Mayr MC Liebensteiner R El Attal

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70 patients scheduled for arthroscopic partial meniscectomy were randomized to postoperative use of either a compartment-unloading knee brace, wedged insole or no treatment. Outcomes of interest included patient reported outcomes (IKDC; KOOS symptom, pain, quality of life, sport and recreation, activities daily living sub-scales; MARX physical activity score; Short Form-12 physical and mental scor...

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