Having surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) or meniscal cartilage knee injury does not reduce a person's chance of later developing knee osteoarthritis , says a study published in the August print issue of the journal Radiology. The study followed up on 326 patients who had been previously diagnosed with persistent knee problems 10 years earlier.
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