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Changes in hip fracture rate before and after total knee replacement due to osteoarthritis: a population-based cohort study
  1. Daniel Prieto-Alhambra1,2,3,
  2. M Kassim Javaid1,
  3. Joe Maskell1,4,
  4. Andrew Judge1,
  5. Michael Nevitt5,
  6. Cyrus Cooper1,4,
  7. Nigel K Arden1,4
  1. 1NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  2. 2Departament de Medicina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  3. 3IDIAP Jordi Gol i Gurina, Institut Catala de la Salut, Barcelona, Spain
  4. 4MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
  5. 5Department of Epidemiology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
  1. Correspondence to Professor Nigel Arden, The Botnar Research Centre Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford OX3 7LD; nka{at}mrc.soton.ac.uk

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  • Funding This study was funded by the NIHR programme grant for applied research funding scheme. This work represents the views and opinions of the authors and does not necessarily reflect those of the DH/NIHR. Support was also received from the NIHR Biomedical Research Unit into Musculoskeletal Disease, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and University of Oxford. Partial funding by: Institut Catala de la Salut--IDIAP Jordi Gol (grant for a research fellowship, 4th edition), Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Government of Spain (BAE grant 2009 expedient number BA09/90023), MSD, Novartis and Southampton Rheumatology Trust.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval The GPRD group obtained ethical approval from a multicentre research ethics committee for all purely observational research using GPRD data, such as ours. This study obtained approval from the GPRD Independent Scientific Advisory Committee, responsible for reviewing protocols for scientific quality.

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Footnotes

  • Funding This study was funded by the NIHR programme grant for applied research funding scheme. This work represents the views and opinions of the authors and does not necessarily reflect those of the DH/NIHR. Support was also received from the NIHR Biomedical Research Unit into Musculoskeletal Disease, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and University of Oxford. Partial funding by: Institut Catala de la Salut--IDIAP Jordi Gol (grant for a research fellowship, 4th edition), Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Government of Spain (BAE grant 2009 expedient number BA09/90023), MSD, Novartis and Southampton Rheumatology Trust.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval The GPRD group obtained ethical approval from a multicentre research ethics committee for all purely observational research using GPRD data, such as ours. This study obtained approval from the GPRD Independent Scientific Advisory Committee, responsible for reviewing protocols for scientific quality.

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