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The urgent need for evidence in arthroscopic meniscal surgery: a systematic review of the evidence for operative management of meniscal tears

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BACKGROUND: Arthroscopic surgery of the knee is one of the most frequently performed orthopaedic procedures. One-third of these procedures are performed for meniscal injuries. It is essential that this commonly performed surgery be supported by robust evidence. PURPOSE: To compare the effectiveness of arthroscopic surgery for meniscal injuries in all populations. STUDY DESIGN: Systematic review. METHODS: An online search was conducted for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and systematic rev...

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10.1177/0363546516650180

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University of Oxford
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Continuing Education
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Oxford Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit
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Experimental Osteoarthritis Treatment Centre (reference 20079
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Sports Medicine Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
4
Pages:
965-973
Publication date:
2016-07-18
Acceptance date:
2016-03-07
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EISSN:
1552-3365
ISSN:
0363-546
Source identifiers:
635540
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English
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2016-10-12

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