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ACE Report #12039
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

OTA 2019: Feasibility trial comparing IFF to DFR for distal femoral fractures in osteoporotic elders


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Knee Fix or Replace Trial (KFORT): A Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study

Contributing Authors: JM Queally ML Costa P Hull D Chou S Lewis AD Carrothers A Allison G Barton

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Synopsis

23 patients across 7 centers were recruited to a feasibility study investigating the differences between internal fracture fixation (IFF) and distal femoral replacement (DFR) and the viability of a full scale randomized trial. Outcomes of interest included the EuroQol-5 Dimensions (EQ-5D) questionnaire at 6 months post-injury (primary), in-patient costs and estimates of standard deviation to infor...

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