Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Does ACL Reconstruction Result In Arthritis

 In a meta-analysis of osteoarthritis following ACL reconstruction it has been noted in combined, pooled results of 4108 patients that at 5, 10 and 20 years results in osteoarthritis in 11.3%, 20.6%, and 51.6% respectively. These are devastating results, but we must keep in mind that patients treated nonoperatively without ACL reconstruction develop OA at similar rates. Read additional details of the study HERE

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