Funding for this research was provided by:
Health Technology Assessment Programme (95/10/01)
Research Trainees Coordinating Centre (NF-SI-0509-10206)
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Received: 17 August 2017
Accepted: 23 July 2018
First Online: 16 August 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The trial was approved by the Multi-Centre Research Ethics Committee for Scotland (reference: MREC/98/0/100), and all patients gave informed consent to participate in the trial.
: Helen Dakin has undertaken consultancy work for Halyard Health. David Murray has received personal and institutional funding from Zimmer Biomet related to knee replacement. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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