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Knee arthroscopy does not work 

 •  • by Paul Ingraham
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The data is now overwhelmingly negative. DoctorDoubter:

I will say what surgeons seem reluctant to say: “I am sorry, but for this condition, surgery is unlikely to provide any benefit over the non-operative alternatives.”

And that’s why I link to him.

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