APPROPRIATE USE CRITERIA: OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE KNEE: NON-ARTHROPLASTY TREATMENT (2013)

INDICATION PROFILE


Function-Limiting Pain

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Range of Motion Extension/Flexion

Ligamentous Instability (not to include antalgic giving way)

Pattern of Arthritic Involvement

Imaging (joint space most involved compartment)

Limb Alignment

Mechanical Symptoms Compatible with Meniscal Tear or Loose Body?

Age

PROCEDURE RECOMMENDATIONS


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