Why Are so Many Patients Dissatisfied With Knee Replacement Surgery? Exploring Variations of the Patient Experience

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of British Columbia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01466920
First received: November 3, 2011
Last updated: March 17, 2014
Last verified: March 2014
  Purpose

The goal of this research is to fill the knowledge gap relating to why up to 20 percent of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patients are dissatisfied with their clinical outcomes and to answer the research question: What are the drivers of variation in the patient experience with primary (ie. not revision) TKA?


Condition
Total Knee Arthroplasty

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Why Are so Many Patients Dissatisfied With Knee Replacement Surgery? Exploring Variations of the Patient Experience

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Further study details as provided by University of British Columbia:

Enrollment: 515
Study Start Date: November 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2015
Primary Completion Date: August 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

Purpose: Among patients with a diagnosis of osteoarthritis and who are undergoing total knee arthroplasty:

  1. To identify variations in the patient experience with primary knee replacement surgery by measuring clinical outcomes, health status, and patient satisfaction; and
  2. To explore the factors contributing to good/poor clinical and patient outcomes, such as surgical factors, health system factors, socioeconomic demographic factors and psychological factors.
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults 19 and older
  • Primary or secondary diagnosis of osteoarthritis or inflammatory arthritis
  • Scheduled to undergo primary TKA
  • Living in British Columbia
  • Capable of providing informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not having been diagnosed with osteoarthritis
  • Inability to complete the study questionnaires
  • Adults undergoing arthroplasty revision surgery
  • Adults undergoing bilateral knee replacements
  • Adults undergoing unicompartmental knee replacements
  • Adults whose knee replacement is due to post-traumatic deformity Contacts and Locations
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01466920

Locations
Canada, British Columbia
Burnaby Hospital
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, V5G 2X6
Kelowna General Hospital
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, V1Y 3H5
University Hospital of Northern British Columbia
Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, V2M 1S2
Richmond Hospital
Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, V7C 5L9
Vancouver General Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5Z 1M9
University of British Columbia Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6T 2B5
VIHA Joint Replacement Clinic
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, V8V3M9
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of British Columbia
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Stirling Bryan, PhD School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
Study Director: Jennifer Davis, PhD University of British Columbia
Study Director: Alison Dormuth BC Ministry of Health Services
Study Director: Denise Dunton, MN Interior Health Authority
Study Director: Vivian Giglio Fraser Health Authority
Study Director: Laurie Goldsmith, MSc, PhD Simon Fraser University
Study Director: Val MacDonald, MSN Fraser Health Authority
Study Director: Patrick McAllister, MD Vancouver Island Health Authority
Study Director: Rick Sawatzky, PhD, RN Trinity Western University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: University of British Columbia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01466920     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H11-02117
Study First Received: November 3, 2011
Last Updated: March 17, 2014
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada

Keywords provided by University of British Columbia:
Total knee arthroplasty

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 19, 2014