Arthroscopies overused for knee OA

MJA Knee arthroscopy rates for osteoarthritis are rising in Australia, despite evidence the procedure has limited benefit and may even harm some patients, a study finds.

Trials have previously found that patients with osteoarthritis reported no improvement in pain or function more than two years after arthroscopy, researchers wrote last week in the Medical Journal of Australia. There was evidence the procedure led

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