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Retrograde intramedullary nail fixation compared with fixed-angle plate fixation for fracture of the distal femur: the TrAFFix feasibility RCT.

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BACKGROUND:Fractures of the distal femur are an increasingly common injury; the optimal management of these injuries remains controversial. The two interventions used in UK practice are intramedullary fixation, with a locked retrograde nail, and extramedullary fixation, with a fixed angle plate. OBJECTIVES:This study assessed the feasibility of a definitive trial and included a process evaluation to understand the generalisability and likely success of a future trial. DESIGN:A multicentre, pa...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3310/hta23510

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2976-7523
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3644-1388
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4810-3650
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Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9975-888X
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Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1673-3036
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Publisher:
National Institute for Health Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Health Technology Assessment Journal website
Volume:
23
Issue:
51
Pages:
1-132
Publication date:
2019-09-23
Acceptance date:
2019-09-20
DOI:
EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
Pmid:
31549959
Source identifiers:
1055906
Language:
English
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pubs:1055906
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uuid:7d8486e5-a7f4-4d0f-9d26-0c61d8cfcf3d
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pubs:1055906
Deposit date:
2019-10-03

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