Visually-guided irrigation in patients with early knee osteoarthritis: a multicenter randomized, controlled trial.

OBJECTIVE To determine if visually-guided arthroscopic irrigation is an effective therapeutic intervention in patients with early knee osteoarthritis. DESIGN Ninety patients with knee osteoarthritis were randomized in a double-blind fashion to receive either arthroscopic irrigation with 3000 ml of saline (treatment group) or the minimal amount of… CONTINUE READING