Current Surgical Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

@inproceedings{Rnn2011CurrentST,
  title={Current Surgical Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis},
  author={Karolin R{\"o}nn and Nikolaus Reischl and E. Gautier and Matthias Jacobi},
  booktitle={Arthritis},
  year={2011}
}
Osteoathritis (OA) of the knee is common, and the chances of suffering from OA increase with age. Its treatment should be initially nonoperative-and requires both pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatment modalities. If conservative therapy fails, surgery should be considered. Surgical treatments for knee OA include arthroscopy, cartilage repair, osteotomy, and knee arthroplasty. Determining which of these procedures is most appropriate depends on several factors, including the location… CONTINUE READING
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