Thigh Swelling, Hip-muscle Strength, and Functional Performance Following Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Lundbeck Foundation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bente Holm, Hvidovre University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01246674
First received: November 22, 2010
Last updated: July 18, 2012
Last verified: July 2012
  Purpose

By this study the investigators wish to (1) quantify hip strength and functional-performance deficits at discharge after fast-track total hip arthroplasty (THA), and (2) investigate if changes in thigh circumferences, or hip pain are correlated to changes in hip strength and functional-performance after fast-track THA.


Condition
Osteoarthrosis Patients With Total Hip Arthroplasty

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Thigh Swelling, Hip-muscle Strength, and Functional Performance Following Total Hip Arthroplasty Monitored Pre-operatively, on the Day of Discharge, and One Week Post-surgery

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Further study details as provided by Hvidovre University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • hip muscles strength [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Functional performance [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    tested by: Timed Up & Go test, 10 meter fast speed walking


Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: January 2011
Study Completion Date: July 2012
Primary Completion Date: July 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Hypothesis generating study
Consecutive total hip arthroplasty patients

Detailed Description:

The investigators intend to use the results to optimize the rehabilitation programs for THA patients shortly after surgery

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

from a department of orthopedic surgery

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Total hip arthroplasty patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • inability to speak and understand Danish
  • inability to perform the functional measurements due to other conditions
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Locations
Denmark
Dep. of Physical Therapy, Copenhagen University Hospital at Hvidovre
Hvidovre, Denmark, 2650
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hvidovre University Hospital
Lundbeck Foundation
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Bente Holm, MSc The Lundbeckcenter for hip and knee surgery, University Hospital at Hvidovre, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK-2650 Hvidovre Denmark
  More Information

Publications:
Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Bente Holm, Physiotherapist for development and research, Hvidovre University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01246674     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-4-2010-FSP, THA-BH2
Study First Received: November 22, 2010
Last Updated: July 18, 2012
Health Authority: Denmark: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by Hvidovre University Hospital:
function, hip muscle strength, hip replacement, hip pain,

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Joint Diseases
Osteoarthritis
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Arthritis
Rheumatic Diseases

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