Adaptation of the By‐Band randomized clinical trial to By‐Band‐Sleeve to include a new intervention and maintain relevance of the study to practice

Abstract

BACKGROUND Recruitment into surgical RCTs can be threatened if new interventions available outside the trial compete with those being evaluated. Adapting the trial to include the new intervention may overcome this issue, yet this is not often done in surgery. This paper describes the challenges, rationale and methods for adapting an RCT to include a new… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/bjs.10562

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