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Randomised controlled trial of the sliding hip screw versus X-Bolt Dynamic Hip Plating System for the fixation of trochanteric fractures of the hip in adults: a protocol study for WHiTE 4 (WHiTE4)

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Sliding hip screw fixation is well established in the treatment of trochanteric fractures of the hip. The X-Bolt Dynamic Hip Plating System builds on the successful design features of the sliding hip screw but differs in the nature of the fixation in the femoral head. A randomised pilot study suggested that the X-bolt Dynamic Hip Plating System might provide similar health-related quality of life while reducing the risk of revision surgery when compared with the sliding hip screw. This is the...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019944

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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Author
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0000-0003-2976-7523
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8857-5743
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS; CSM
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4915-2684
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS; CSM
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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ORCID:
0000-0003-3644-1388
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ open Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
e019944
Publication date:
2018-01-26
Acceptance date:
2017-11-30
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ISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
pubs:821904
URN:
uri:97ca166a-4db7-4556-a7a7-a85ecca46d0f
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uuid:97ca166a-4db7-4556-a7a7-a85ecca46d0f
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pubs:821904
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ARTN e019944

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