Randomized controlled trials in knee surgery

J Knee Surg. 2005 Jan;18(1):65-8. doi: 10.1055/s-0030-1248160.


Randomized controlled trials are complex, require great effort and attention to detail by the investigator, and are expensive. This research methodology is important to allow us to base our decision-making for patients on solid evidence to ultimately improve patient care.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Knee / surgery*
  • Orthopedic Procedures / methods*
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic*