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Scaphoid Waist Internal Fixation for Fractures Trial (SWIFFT) Cast treatment versus surgical fixation of fractures of the Scaphoid waist in adults: a Multi-centre Randomised Controlled Trial
Project title: Scaphoid Waist Internal Fixation for Fractures Trial (SWIFFT) Cast treatment versus surgical fixation of fractures of the Scaphoid waist in adults: a Multi-centre Randomised Controlled Trial
Call to action: 11/36 HTA Clinical Trials - November 2011 Board submission (May 2011 deadline)
Research type: Primary Research
Chief investigator: Professor Joseph Dias
Contractor: University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Co-investigators: Associate Professor Paul Leighton, Dr Claire Rothery, Dr Nicholas Taub, Dr Stephen Brealey, Mr Stephen Hodgson, Professor Amar Rangan, Professor Catherine Hewitt, Professor David Torgerson, Professor Gerry Richardson, Professor John Thompson, Professor Matthew Costa.
Started: April 2013 | Status: Research in progress
This study showed no clinically relevant difference in Patient-Rated Wrist Evaluation at 52 weeks between surgery and a cast for patients with scaphoid waist fractures.
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