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Cast versus functional brace in the rehabilitation of patients with a rupture of the Achilles tendon: statistical analysis plan for the UK study of tendo Achilles rehabilitation (UK STAR) multi-centre randomised controlled trial

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Background The incidence of Achilles tendon rupture in the UK is increasing and the best rehabilitation strategy for patients treated non-operatively remains unclear. We describe a statistical analysis plan (SAP) for the UK study of tendo Achilles rehabilitation (UK STAR) multi-centre randomised trial.

Methods/designUK STAR is a 1:1, multi-centre, parallel, two-arm, superiority randomised controlled trial. This study aims to evaluate the use of fun...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s13063-019-3380-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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ORCID:
0000-0003-3644-1388
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Biomed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Trials Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
2019
Article number:
311
Publication date:
2019-05-30
Acceptance date:
2019-04-24
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EISSN:
1745-6215
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997110
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pubs:997110
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uuid:5d6871c6-8180-44af-ba46-dd38f5aa5cbb
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pubs:997110
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2019-05-09

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