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Behandling af knæartrose hos yngre voksne

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Kristoffer W. Barfod1, Søren T. Skou2, 3 & Anders Troelsen4
1) Sports Orthopedic Research Center – Copenhagen, Artroskopisk Center, Ortopædkirurgisk Afdeling, Amager-Hvidovre Hospital 2) Forskningsenheden for Muskuloskeletal Funktion og Fysioterapi, Institut for Idræt og Biomekanik, Syddansk Universitet 3) Afdeling for Fysioterapi og Ergoterapi, Næstved-Slagelse-Ringsted Sygehus 4) Clinical Orthopedic Research Hvidovre, Ortopædkirurgisk Afdeling, Amager-Hvidovre Hospital

Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V07180471
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Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V07180471

Kristoffer W. Barfod, Søren T. Skou & Anders Troelsen:

Treatment of osteoarthrosis of the knee in younger adults

Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V07180471

Osteoarthrosis of the knee in people < 45 years of age is treated according to the same guidelines as used for people ≥ 45 years. This review gives a summary of these guidelines. Treatment is divided into three phases. Phase 1: supervised exercise therapy and weight loss when indicated. Phase 2: treatment with painkillers, unloading braces can be considered in case of unicompartmental osteoarthrosis. If there is insufficient effect of Phase 1 and phase 2, patients should be referred for orthopaedic consultation. Phase 3: surgical treatment including unloading osteotomy, unicompartmental or total arthroplasty.

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