A traditional hip implant is as effective as newer types for people over 65BMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4230 (Published 02 July 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4230
- Rob Cook, clinical director1,
- Tara Lamont, director2,
- Rosie Martin, clinical specialist1
- on behalf of NIHR Dissemination Centre
- 1Bazian, Economist Intelligence Unit healthcare, London, UK
- 2Wessex Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
- Correspondence to R Cook
Fawsitt C, Thom H, Hunt L. Choice of prosthetic implant combinations in total hip replacement: cost-effectiveness analysis using UK and Swedish hip joint registries data. Value Health 2019;22:303-12.
This study was funded by the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Programme (project number PB-PG-0613-31032).
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