Surgery versus physical therapy for a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Osteoarthritis, Knee
  • Physical Therapy Modalities
  • Tibial Meniscus Injuries

abstract

  • In the intention-to-treat analysis, we did not find significant differences between the study groups in functional improvement 6 months after randomization; however, 30% of the patients who were assigned to physical therapy alone underwent surgery within 6 months. (Funded by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases; METEOR ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00597012.).

authors

publication date

  • May 13, 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3690119

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJMoa1301408

PubMed ID

  • 23506518

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1675

end page

  • 84

volume

  • 368

number

  • 18