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Introducing Standardized and Evidence Based Thresholds for Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery -The Arthroplasty Candidacy Help Engine (The ACHE tool)
Project title: Introducing Standardized and Evidence Based Thresholds for Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery -The Arthroplasty Candidacy Help Engine (The ACHE tool)
Call to action: 11/63 11/63 Clinical tools used to assess patients for hip and knee replacement
Research type: Primary Research
Chief investigator: Professor Andrew Price
Lead Author: Professor Andrew Price
Contractor: University of Oxford
Co-investigators: Dr Helen Dakin, Dr Jill Dawson, Professor Alastair Gray, Professor Andrew Carr, Professor Andrew Judge, Professor Ashley Blom, Professor David Beard, Professor David Murray, Professor Jose M Valderas, Professor Karen Barker, Professor Nigel Arden, Professor Paul Dieppe, Professor Rachael Gooberman-Hill, Professor Ray Fitzpatrick, Professor Siôn Glyn-Jones.
Started: December 2013 | Status: Published July 2019
The Oxford hip and knee scores can be used to assess individuals' suitability for surgery, and this study showed that surgery nearly always costs less than £20,000 per QALY.
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