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Medicine / Knee Surgery #1077421

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 26, 2013
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(Studio: Natalie Morales) Report introduced.

(New York: Ron Mott) A study on the effectiveness of arthroscopic partial meniscectomy {APM} to repair damaged knee tissue reviewed; details given about how patients who had a placebo procedure had the same level of improvement as those who had the full procedure and how some conditions can be improved with exercise; animation shown. [Knee surgery patient Jessica LAPORTE‡- comments.] [Hospital for Special Surgery Dr. Scott RODEO†- says the surgery is often not the best way to go.] [Hospital for Special Surgery John CAVANAUGH†- says exercise should be individualized.]

Morales, Natalie;
Mott, Ron

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