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The treatment of segmental tibial fractures: does patient preference differ from surgeon choice?

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Segmental tibial fractures are complex injuries with a prolonged recovery time. Current definitive treatment options include intramedullary fixation or a circular external fixator. However, there is uncertainty as to which surgical option is preferable and there are no sufficiently rigorous multi-centre trials that have answered this question. The objective of this study was to determine whether patient and surgeon opinion was permissive for a randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparing intra...

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Peer reviewed

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ORCID:
0000-0003-1673-2954
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
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NDORMS
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Injury Journal website
Volume:
48
Issue:
10
Pages:
2306-2310
Publication date:
2017-08-09
Acceptance date:
2017-08-06
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-0267
ISSN:
0020-1383
Pubs id:
pubs:724109
URN:
uri:3ba2670e-7390-4360-a888-de7d9c1ede63
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uuid:3ba2670e-7390-4360-a888-de7d9c1ede63
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pubs:724109
Paper number:
10
Language:
English
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