• Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy versus sham surgery for a degenerative meniscal tear 

      Sihvonen, Raine; Paavola, Mika; Malmivaara, Antti; Itälä, Ari; Joukainen, Antti; Nurmi, Heikki; Kalske, Juha; Järvinen, Teppo LN; Nyrhinen, Jukka; Järvelä, Timo; Järvinen, Tero AH; Lehtinen, Janne; Raivio, Marko; Karhunen, Janne; Tukiainen, Sikri; Kröger, Heikki; Äärimaa, Ville (2013)
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      BACKGROUND: Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy is one of the most common orthopedic procedures, yet rigorous evidence of its efficacy is lacking. METHODS: We conducted a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, ...
    • Declining incidence of acromioplasty in Finland 

      Paloneva, Juha; Lepola, Vesa; Karppinen, Jaro; Ylinen, Jari; Äärimaa, Ville; Mattila, Ville M (2015)
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      Background and purpose — An increased incidence rate of acromioplasty has been reported; we analyzed data from the Finnish National Hospital Discharge Register. Patients and methods — During the 14-year study ...
    • Increasing incidence of rotator cuff repairs—A nationwide registry study in Finland 

      Paloneva, Juha; Lepola, Vesa; Äärimaa, Ville; Joukainen, Antti; Ylinen, Jari; Mattila, Ville M (2015)
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      Background Rotator cuff repair incidence rates have reportedly increased in the United States and England. Here we analyzed nationwide data relating to rotator cuff repairs recorded in the Finnish National Hospital ...