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Operative versus non-operative treatment for closed, displaced, intra-articular fractures of the calcaneus: randomised controlled trial.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether surgery by open reduction and internal fixation provides benefit compared with non-operative treatment for displaced, intra-articular calcaneal fractures. DESIGN: Pragmatic, multicentre, two arm, parallel group, assessor blinded randomised controlled trial (UK Heel Fracture Trial). SETTING: 22 tertiary referral hospitals, United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS: 151 patients with acute displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures randomly allocated to operative (n=73) ...

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10.1136/bmj.g4483

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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
349
Issue:
jul24 5
Pages:
g4483
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
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uuid:8d43f08c-5939-4358-afd4-eb7f8bcf64ca
Source identifiers:
477596
Local pid:
pubs:477596

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