Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/730
Title: Progression to total knee arthroplasty following knee arthroscopy for osteoarthritis.
Epworth Authors: de Steiger, Richard
Bowes, Sharleen
Other Authors: Ackerman, Ilana
Keywords: Musculoskeletal Clinical Institute, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Arthroscopy
Knee Arthroplasty, Total
Arthroplasty, Knee Replacement
Total Knee Replacement
Osteoarthritis
Knee Pain
Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry
Issue Date: Jul-2016
Conference: Epworth Research Institute Research Week 2016.
Conference Location: Epworth HealthCare, RIchmond, Victoria, Australia.
Abstract: Recent evidence has shown knee arthroscopy to be ineffective for treating patients with knee pain and associated osteoarthritis. Despite this there are studies to show that knee arthroscopy for patients with knee osteoarthritis is not decreasing. There is also a lack of literature which identifies potential risk factors for progression to total knee arthroplasty following knee arthroscopy. The aim of this study is to identify the proportion of patients with osteoarthritis that progress to total knee arthroplasty following knee arthroscopy.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/730
Type: Conference Poster
Affiliated Organisations: The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Prospective Observational Study
Appears in Collections:Musculoskeletal

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