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This post is part of a series about the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons’ Full Treatment Guideline for Knee Osteoarthritis.

Recommendation 22 – The AAOS does not recommend using a free-floating interpositional device to treat symptomatic unicompartmental osteoarthritis of the knee.

The research team found evidence that suggests high re-operation rates in patients who had a free-floating interpositional devices implanted in their bodies.   Enough said.