Kym Snell

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OBJECTIVES To examine mortality and revision rates among patients with osteoarthritis undergoing hip arthroplasty and to compare these rates between patients undergoing cemented or uncemented procedures and to compare outcomes between men undergoing stemmed total hip replacements and Birmingham hip resurfacing. DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING National(More)
INTRODUCTION Ovarian cancer (OC) is associated with non-specific symptoms such as bloating, making accurate diagnosis challenging: only 1 in 3 women with OC presents through primary care referral. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines recommends sequential testing with CA125 and routine ultrasound in primary care. However, these(More)
Aims Prognostic models are statistical models that predict the risk of a future clinical outcome for individuals, and they are increasingly being developed using existing data from clinical trials. In this presentation we consider the challenges of this approach. Methods Using data from two clinical trials in advanced stage pancreatic cancer, a prognostic(More)
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