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Should I have a knee arthroscopy surgery if I have osteoarthritis of my knee?
MedHead Confidence Score: 9
Amount Saved: $8,000 knee arthroscopy cost
Do not get talked into a knee arthroscopy if you have established osteoarthritis of the knee. In most cases, meniscal tears don’t need surgery either, the benefits don’t outweigh the risks (or costs!) in most cases.