No radiographic differences between exercise vs partial meniscectomy for degenerative meniscus tears
Development of osteoarthritis in patients with degenerative meniscal tears treated with exercise therapy or surgery: a randomized controlled trial.Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2020 Mar 14.
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One hundred and forty patients with degenerative meniscal tears were randomized to receive an arthroscopic partial meniscectomy procedure or a 12 week exercise program. The primary outcome of interest was the incidence of osteophytes and joint space narrowing progression measured radiographically. Secondary outcomes of interest included functional outcomes, the incidence of osteoarthritis and the ...
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