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Volume:6 Issue:4 Number:6 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #9586
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

AAOS2017: Debridement vs. observation of chondral lesions encountered during meniscectomy

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS2017: Debridement vs. observation of chondral lesions encountered during meniscectomy. ACE Report. 2017;6(4):6. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/9586

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Patient-reported Outcomes of Debridement vs. Observation of Chondral Lesions Found During Partial Meniscectomy

Contributing Authors: LJ Bisson M Kluczynski W Wind MS Finberg G Bernas MA Rauh JM Marzo J Zhao

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190 patients undergoing partial meniscectomy during which chondral lesions were identified were randomized to either debridement or no debridement of the chondral lesions. Patients were followed up for 12 months postoperatively for clinical scores related to pain, function, and quality of life. At 12 months, no significant differences between groups were observed for the Western Ontario and McMast...

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