Even experienced surgeons can’t pick who’ll benefit from knee surgery

As accurate as a coin toss – that’s an assessment of the ability of orthopaedic surgeons to predict which patients will benefit from an arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM) over non-surgical management of a non-obstructive meniscal tear. An online survey of 194 orthopaedic surgeons in the Netherlands and Australia asked them to predict the outcome of ...

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