OA may develop after ACL ‘sooner than thought’

People who have had knee surgery following trauma may be susceptible to osteoarthritis sooner than currently thought, an Australian led MRI study reports. Almost a third of people studied had some evidence of early osteoarthritis (OA) at one year, challenging “existing dogma that degenerative joint disease does not become apparent for years post-ACLR,” reported Dr. Kay ...

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