• Results at 20-year follow-up support nonoperative ACL rupture treatment

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    At 2 decades after patients in a study with ACL rupture underwent operative or nonoperative treatment, researchers found no significant differences between the groups for the presence of knee osteoarthritis, functional outcomes and any meniscectomy surgery, according to results published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine.
    “Although the nonoperative group showed less objective stability, there was no difference in knee osteoarthritis, occurrence of meniscectomies and functional outcomes compared to the operative group 20 years after an ACL rupture,” Daan T. van Yperen, MD,
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