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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 PriceORCID logo

Lead Author: Professor Andrew PriceORCID logo

Contractor: University of Oxford

Cost: £806,381.70

Co-investigators: Dr Helen DakinORCID logo, Dr Jill DawsonORCID logo, Professor Alastair GrayORCID logo, Professor Andrew CarrORCID logo, Professor Andrew JudgeORCID logo, Professor Ashley BlomORCID logo, Professor David BeardORCID logo, Professor David MurrayORCID logo, Professor Jose M ValderasORCID logo, Professor Karen BarkerORCID logo, Professor Nigel ArdenORCID logo, Professor Paul Dieppe, Professor Rachael Gooberman-HillORCID logo, Professor Ray FitzpatrickORCID logo, Professor Siôn Glyn-JonesORCID logo.

Started: December 2013 | Status: Published July 2019

ISRCTN: 06799075

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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