Addition of Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy to Exercise Improves ROM and Post-op Pain Relief
Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy combined with medical exercise therapy versus isolated medical exercise therapy for degenerative meniscal tear: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.Int J Surg. 2020 Jul;79:222-232.
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Six studies including 900 patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM) plus medical exercise therapy vs. exercise therapy alone. The outcomes of interest included pooled pain scores on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities (WOMAC) osteoarthritis index, range of motion, Lysholm knee scores, Knee Injury and Osteoa...
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