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Effect of aspirin treatment on chondromalacia patellae.
  1. G Bentley,
  2. I J Leslie,
  3. D Fischer

    Abstract

    Twenty-nine patients (21 females and 8 males) with chondromalacia patellae diagnosed by arthroscopy were randomly allocated to receive aspirin or placebo for 3 months. Clinical and arthroscopic examination after 3 months showed no significant change in symptoms, signs, or macroscopic appearances in either group. Surgical treatment was performed in 14 patients for deteriorating symptoms.

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