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Patellar resurfacing in total knee replacement: five-year clinical and economic results of a large randomized controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: There is conflicting evidence regarding the merits of patellar resurfacing during total knee arthroplasty, as many of the previous randomized controlled trials have not been adequately powered. METHODS: A pragmatic, multicenter, randomized controlled trial was initiated in 1999 in the United Kingdom. Within a partial factorial design, 1715 patients were randomly allocated to receive or not receive patellar resurfacing during total knee arthroplasty. The primary outcome measure was...

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10.2106/jbjs.j.00725

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Breeman, S More by this author
Campbell, M More by this author
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 Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume
Volume:
93
Issue:
16
Pages:
1473-1481
Publication date:
2011-08-05
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EISSN:
1535-1386
ISSN:
0021-9355
URN:
uuid:8ce516c0-814c-4158-86a4-4d4716fd94f2
Source identifiers:
175503
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pubs:175503

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