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Five-year results of a randomised controlled trial comparing mobile and fixed bearings in total knee replacement.

Abstract:

There is conflicting evidence about the merits of mobile bearings in total knee replacement, partly because most randomised controlled trials (RCTs) have not been adequately powered. We report the results of a multicentre RCT of mobile versus fixed bearings. This was part of the knee arthroplasty trial (KAT), where 539 patients were randomly allocated to mobile or fixed bearings and analysed on an intention-to-treat basis. The primary outcome measure was the Oxford Knee Score (OKS) plus secon...

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Breeman, S More by this author
Campbell, MK More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Fiddian, N More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Journal:
The bone and joint journal
Volume:
95-B
Issue:
4
Pages:
486-492
Publication date:
2013-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
2049-4408
ISSN:
2049-4394
URN:
uuid:2feff529-a71a-49a1-9190-458a8bf8203e
Source identifiers:
394980
Local pid:
pubs:394980

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