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Fake knee surgery as effective as operation in Finnish study

A popular surgical procedure worked no better than fake operations in helping people with one type of common knee problem, suggesting that thousands of people are undergoing unnecessary surgery, a new study in The New England Journal of Medicine reports.

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  • Headline: Fake knee surgery as effective as operation in Finnish study
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 8 on 12/26/2013
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