176 Predicting Outcomes With Meniscus Injuries

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When you look at someone with a torn meniscus and some osteoarthritis, can you tell who would benefit from arthroscopy and who wouldn't? What about whether or not they would benefit from rehab? Would you be better than a coin flip?

Can even experienced orthopaedic surgeons predict who will benefit from surgery when patients present with degenerative meniscal tears? A survey of 194 orthopaedic surgeons who made 3880 predictions. van de Graaf V, Bloembergen CH MD, Willigenburg NW PhD, Noorduyn JCA MSc, Saris D, Harris I, Poolman R; ESCAPE Research Group. Br J Sports Med. 2019 Aug 1. pii: bjsports-2019-100567. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2019-100567. [Epub ahead of print]

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