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Managing knee osteoarthritis before and after arthroplasty

Managing knee osteoarthritis before and after arthroplasty

Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine 74(9): 663-671

Primary care physicians play a key role in the diagnosis and the nonoperative management of knee ostecarthritis (OA), including monitoring for problems in patients who have undergone knee replacement surgery. This article reviews key clinical and radiographic findings of knee OA, options for conservative management, and signs and symptoms of complications after total knee arthroplasty.

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