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Protocol for a multicentre, parallel-arm, 12-month, randomised, controlled trial of arthroscopic surgery versus conservative care for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FASHIoN).

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INTRODUCTION:Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome is a recognised cause of young adult hip pain. There has been a large increase in the number of patients undergoing arthroscopic surgery for FAI; however, a recent Cochrane review highlighted that there are no randomised controlled trials (RCTs) evaluating treatment effectiveness. We aim to compare the clinical and cost-effectiveness of arthroscopic surgery versus best conservative care for patients with FAI syndrome. METHODS:We will co...

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10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012453

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0000-0003-3149-3373
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
8
Article number:
e012453
Publication date:
2016-08-31
Acceptance date:
2016-06-16
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ISSN:
2044-6055
Pmid:
27580837
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641924

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