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Knæartrose – diagnostik og behandling

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Henrik Husted1, Henrik Schrøder2, Anders Odgaard2 & Anders Troelsen1

1) Ortopædkirurgisk Afdeling, Hvidovre Hospital 2) Ortopædkirurgisk Afdeling, Gentofte Hospital Ugeskr Læger 2014;176:V03130153

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Ugeskr Læger 2014;176:V03130153
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1136-1138
Arthrosis of the knee – diagnosis and treatment

The diagnosis of arthrosis of the knee is based on anamnestic, clinical and radiological findings. Epidemiological Danish data are presented with a diagnostic algorithm. Treatment ranges from initially conservative – although with limited evidence of cost-benefit efficiency – towards surgical intervention. As opposed to dogma suggesting a delay of arthroplasty, early surgical intervention results in improved outcomes. Optimal treatment of co-morbidities and control of haemoglobin before referral to surgery optimizes patient outcome.

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