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ACE Report #281
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Survivorship comparison of the STAR and BP ankle replacements


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A randomised, controlled trial of two mobile-bearing total ankle replacements

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 Jan;91(1):69-74

Contributing Authors: PL Wood C Sutton V Mishra R Suneja

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Synopsis

200 ankle replacements (100 Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement [STAR] and 100 Buechel-Pappas ankle replacement [BP]) were performed and monitored for a minimum of 36 months. The statistical analysis showed that the BP prosthesis was marginally better than the STAR prosthesis in terms of survivorship; however, this result did not attain statistical significance (p-value = 0.09). Varus or valgus d...

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