Many operations more harmful than beneficial, top surgeon warns
Published May 16, 2017 by Matthew Francis in Media

Many operations more harmful than beneficial, top surgeon warns

A recent article in The Age has highlighted that too many operations are being performed that may be more likely to do harm than good.

Professor Ian Harris, from UNSW, highlights the fact that “despite many studies showing knee arthroscopy was not beneficial for almost all patients with arthritis, many medical guidelines continue to support the procedure for such people”

Good to see the topic of unnecessary surgical procedures is gaining traction in the Media – leading to better outcomes for patients!

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