Doubts Shed on Benefits of Knee Surgery

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Around 700,000 people in the U.S. undergo knee surgery each year. But a new study finds no significant difference in improvement between patients who had one common knee surgery -- arthroscopy -- and those who underwent a fake surgery. We'll discuss the effectiveness of knee surgery and how to keep your knees healthy.

Guests:

Dr. Jeffrey Halbrecht, medical director of The Institute for Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine in San Francisco; and former medical director for the Women's Pro Ski Tour

Dr. Kevin Bozic, William R. Murray Professor and vice chair of the UCSF Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Moshe Lewis, physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at the California Pacific Medical Center

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