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Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of open and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair [the UK Rotator Cuff Surgery (UKUFF) randomised trial].

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BACKGROUND: Uncertainty exists regarding the best management of patients with degenerative tears of the rotator cuff. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of arthroscopic and open rotator cuff repair in patients aged ≥ 50 years with degenerative rotator cuff tendon tears. DESIGN: Two parallel-group randomised controlled trial. SETTING: Nineteen teaching and district general hospitals in the UK. PARTICIPANTS: Patients (n = 273) aged ≥ 50 years with degenerat...

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Peer reviewed
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10.3310/hta19800

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme Publisher's website
Journal:
Health technology assessment (Winchester, England) Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
80
Pages:
1-218
Publication date:
2015-10-05
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EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
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uuid:f33fe17c-35f8-4f14-ae15-ffc00fee894c
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572887
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pubs:572887
Language:
English

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