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Arthroscopic subacromial decompression for subacromial shoulder pain (CSAW): a multicentre, pragmatic, parallel group, placebo-controlled, three-group, randomised surgical trial

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Submitted as: A placebo controlled randomised surgical trial assessing the effectiveness of arthroscopic sub-acromial decompression for shoulder pain (CSAW)
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Background: Arthroscopic sub-acromial decompression (decompressing the sub-acromial space by removing bone spurs and soft tissue arthroscopically) is a common surgery for subacromial shoulder pain, but its effectiveness is uncertain. We did a study to assess its effectiveness and to investigate the mechanism for surgical decompression.

Methods: We did a multicentre, randomised, pragmatic, parallel group, placebo-controlled, three-group trial at 32 hospitals in the UK ...

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10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32457-1

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit, SITU
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit, SITU
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit, SITU
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Methodology Fellowship (G1002292)
Publisher:
Elsevier: Lancet Publisher's website
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Lancet Journal website
Volume:
391
Issue:
10118
Pages:
329-338
Publication date:
2017-11-20
Acceptance date:
2017-08-29
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
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pubs:727818
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uri:84d7b8a9-3d97-486a-a3e9-2252ebbca039
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