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The CSAW Study (Can Shoulder Arthroscopy Work?) – a placebo-controlled surgical intervention trial assessing the clinical and cost effectiveness of arthroscopic subacromial decompression for shoulder pain: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

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Background Arthroscopic subacromial decompression (ASAD) is a commonly performed surgical intervention for shoulder pain. The rationale is that removal of a bony acromial spur relieves symptoms by decompressing rotator cuff tendons passing through the subacromial space. However, the efficacy of this procedure is uncertain. The objective of this trial was to compare the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of ASAD in patients with subacromial pain using appropriate control group...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s13063-015-0725-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1818-5800
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
NDORMS
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3464-3867
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
NDORMS; CSM
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4156-6989
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Trials Journal website
Volume:
16
Article number:
210
Publication date:
2015-05-09
Acceptance date:
2015-04-15
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EISSN:
1745-6215
Pmid:
25956385
Source identifiers:
522712
Language:
English
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uuid:0d70472b-92de-4983-8b27-132d9ece1b1f
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Deposit date:
2018-02-07

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