Title

Surgical management of osteoarthritis of the knee: evidence-based guideline.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-2016

Institution/Department

Sports Medicine

Journal Title

The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

MeSH Headings

Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee, Chronic Pain, Diabetes Complications, Humans, Knee Joint, Obesity, Osteoarthritis, Knee, Risk Factors

ISSN

1940-5480

Abstract

Surgical Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee: Evidence-based Guideline is based on a systematic review of the current scientific and clinical research. The guideline contains 38 recommendations pertaining to the preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative care of patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee who are considering surgical treatment. The purpose of this clinical practice guideline is to help improve surgical management of patients with OA of the knee based on current best evidence. In addition to guideline recommendations, the work group highlighted the need for better research on the surgical management of OA of the knee.

First Page

87

Last Page

93

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