On the subject of randomised controlled trials, Prof Catherine Van Der Straeten (BE) offers her own interpretation of the nature of evidence. Initially discussing the role of observational studies and the importance of real-world evidence and data, she proceed to highlight the strengths and limitations of RCTs. Prof Van Der Straeten outlines when RCTs should not be performed, along with the influence of bias and long-term data considerations, concluding with a summary of the role of RCTs in surgery.
Evidence and Outcomes in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
London, United Kingdom
21-23 June, 2018
Prof Fares Haddad (UK)
Prof Jan Victor (BE)