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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:192 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #800
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

No reduction in surgery rates with examining MRI reports prior to knee arthroscopy


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OrthoEvidence. No reduction in surgery rates with examining MRI reports prior to knee arthroscopy . ACE Report. 2013;2(7):192. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/800

Study Type:Prognosis
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The Effect of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scans on Knee Arthroscopy: Randomized Controlled Trial

Arthroscopy. 2007 Nov;23(11):1167-1173.e1

Contributing Authors: S Bridgman PJ Richards G Walley G MacKenzie D Clement I McCall D Griffiths N Maffulli

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Synopsis

252 patients on a waiting list for knee arthroscopy had a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan and were randomized to one of two groups. The first group had their MRI report seen by the surgeons before surgery while the second group did not. The primary outcome was the proportion of patients that did not proceed with arthroscopy. Results indicated there was no reduction in surgery rates whether t...

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