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UK Study of tendo Achilles Rehabilitation multicentre randomised clinical trial (UK STAR)
Project title: UK Study of tendo Achilles Rehabilitation multicentre randomised clinical trial (UK STAR)
Call to action: 13/115 13/115 HTA CET Open Call, Outline to Full Form, closing 6 January 2014
Research type: Primary Research
Contractor: University of Oxford
Co-investigators: Associate Professor Ben Ollivere, Associate Professor Nick Parsons, Associate Professor Rebecca Kearney, Dr Juul Achten, Mr Richard Grant, Mrs Malvenia Richmond, Professor Sarah Lamb, Professor Stavros Petrou.
Started: April 2016 | Status: Published February 2020
This trial showed that early weight-bearing in a functional brace provides similar outcomes to traditional plaster casting at 9 months and is a safe treatment for an Achilles tendon rupture.
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