Partial knee replacement could be first choice for some patients with osteoarthritisBMJ 2019; 367 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5994 (Published 30 December 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l5994
- Rob Cook, clinical director1,
- Peter Davidson, clinical adviser2,
- Alicia White, analyst manager1
- on behalf of NIHR Dissemination Centre
- 1Bazian, Economist Intelligence Unit healthcare, London, UK
- 2Wessex Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
- Correspondence to R Cook
Beard D, Davies L, Cook J, et al. The clinical and cost-effectiveness of total versus partial knee replacement in patients with medial compartment osteoarthritis (TOPKAT): 5-year outcomes of a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2019;394:746-56.
The study was funded by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme (project number 08/14/08).
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