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ACE Report #9544
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

AAOS2017: Mensical allograft transplantation versus tailored physiotherapy

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Results of a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Meniscal Allograft Transplantation to Physiotherapy

Contributing Authors: N Smith N Parsons DJ Wright P Thompson A Metcalf C Hutchinson ML Costa T Spalding

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36 patients with symptomatic recurrence after partial meniscectomy were included in this pilot randomized controlled trial and parallel preference study. 21 patients were randomized to either meniscal allograft transplantation or a physiotherapy program, while 15 patients chose their group as part of a preference study. Baseline demographics and treatment outcomes were similar between the randomiz...

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