2. Star Paper - Star Ankle: Long Term Results Study

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  • 1. 
    The long term results paper is based upon:
    • A. 

      A randomized, prospective clinical trial

    • B. 

      A series of the first 5 STAR patients, each of the authors implanted

    • C. 

      A prospective cohort of patients receiving the STAR

    • D. 

      A double blind comparison of patients receiving STAR versus Salto Talaris

  • 2. 
    The long terms results study was based on:
    • A. 

      325 patients at 16 locations throughout the US

    • B. 

      15 patients at Dr. Mann’s practice

    • C. 

      80 patients at 1 center in the US

    • D. 

      200 patients at 2 centers in Europe

  • 3. 
    The average followup for patients in this study was:
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      5.3 years

    • C. 

      9.1 years

    • D. 

      12.7 years

  • 4. 
    Results from the long terms study were:
    • A. 

      92% of patients would have the procedure again

    • B. 

      72% of patients would recommend the procedure to others

    • C. 

      52% of patients would have the procedure again

    • D. 

      92% of patients were dissatisfied with the procedure

  • 5. 
    The study identified that the STAR ankle had remained implanted for:
    • A. 

      98% at 5 years and 96% at 10 years

    • B. 

      96% at 5 years and 90% at 10 years

    • C. 

      90% at 5 years and 85% at 10 years

    • D. 

      90% at 5 years and 80% at 10 years