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Adverse outcomes after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy: a study of 700 000 procedures in the national Hospital Episode Statistics database for England

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Background Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy is one of the most common orthopaedic procedures worldwide. Clinical trial evidence published in the past 6 years, however, has raised questions about the effectiveness of the procedure in some patient groups. In view of concerns about potential overuse, we aimed to establish the true risk of serious complications after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy. Methods We analysed national Hospital Episode Statistics dat... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31771-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
Christ Church
ORCID:
0000-0002-4452-6499
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Journal website
Volume:
392
Issue:
10160
Pages:
2194-2202
Publication date:
2018-09-24
Acceptance date:
2018-07-24
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ISSN:
0140-6736
Pubs id:
pubs:896739
URN:
uri:e725d261-2bfd-4abf-ad72-484f9f01ef99
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uuid:e725d261-2bfd-4abf-ad72-484f9f01ef99
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pubs:896739

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