One-Third Of Knee Replacements Deemed Not Necessary In Arthritis Study, Virginia Commonwealth University Reveals
Judging by the symptoms of people with knee arthritis, one-third of knee replacement surgeries may be inappropriate, according to a new study. “We found that some patients undergo total knee replacement when they have very low grade symptoms or minor knee arthritis,” lead author Daniel L. Riddle from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond told Reuters Health in an email.
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