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Is knee joint distraction a viable treatment option for knee OA? - a literature review and meta-analysis

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Knee joint distraction (KJD) is a new application of an established technique to regenerate native cartilage using an external fixator. The purpose of this study is to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature to determine whether KJD is beneficial for knee osteoarthritis and how results compare with established treatments. Studies assessing the outcomes of KJD were retrieved, with three studies (one cohort and two randomized controlled trials), 62 knees, meeting the inc...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1055/s-0038-1669447

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6852-3834
Publisher:
Thieme Medical Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Knee Surgery Journal website
Volume:
32
Issue:
08
Pages:
788-795
Publication date:
2018-08-29
Acceptance date:
2018-07-23
DOI:
EISSN:
1938-2480
ISSN:
1538-8506
Pmid:
30157528
Source identifiers:
915282
Language:
English
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pubs:915282
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uuid:36cb31d3-c190-4858-8401-e8bbcc15ab55
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pubs:915282
Deposit date:
2019-03-19

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