Tag Archives: arthroscopy

Global volume of knee arthroscopy surgeries

By | June 30, 2020

This blog post is an update to my earlier Twitter thread in which I presented trends of knee arthroscopy procedures in different countries. Full thread about arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM) can be found here. Finally, how has the orthopaedic community responded to this bulk of evidence? Not as would be expected. Further studies are urgently‚Ķ Read More »

Population health and orthopaedic surgeries

By | January 15, 2020

Both knee arthroscopy for partial meniscectomy and shoulder arthroscopy for acromioplasty were very common procedures few years back in orthopaedic surgery. During the first two decades of this millennium extensive amount of research has been published showing that the effect of these procedures to treat knee and shoulder pain and function is quite weak. Despite‚Ķ Read More »