No effect of arthroscopic lavage or debridement over placebo surgery in knee OA treatment
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OrthoEvidence. No effect of arthroscopic lavage or debridement over placebo surgery in knee OA treatment. ACE Report. 2015;4(11):25. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/5932
A controlled trial of arthroscopic surgery for osteoarthritis of the kneeN Engl J Med. 2002 Jul 11;347(2):81-8
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180 patients with knee osteoarthritis were randomized to undergo arthroscopic lavage, arthroscopic debridement, or placebo arthroscopy to determine the efficacy of arthroscopy in alleviating pain. Participants were followed-up for 2 years after intervention for outcomes in pain and function. The results throughout the trial indicated that there were no significant differences in pain between arthr...
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