Cost Efficacy of a Clinical Pathway to Patients Undergoing Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2006 by University of Aarhus.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : May 5, 2006
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Brief Summary:

In this randomised study a proactive care and rehabilitation intervention is compared to the current care and rehabilitation in patients undergoing primary hip and knee replacement surgery.

A cost efficacy analysis in a societal perspective is made from effect data in the randomised controlled study together with cost data gathered during the perioperative and postoperative period.

If the proactive care and rehabilitation intervention is cost effective the intervention is going to be implemented in Ringkøbing County. This implementation proces is measured within a monitoring project of all patients receiving hip or knee replacement surgery in Ringkøbing County in the period 2003 to 2007.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Osteoarthritis Procedure: Proactive care and rehabilitation Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 80 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: From Efficacy to Effectiveness of a Proactive Perioperative Care and Rehabilitation in Patients Undergoing Primary Total Hip or Knee Replacement
Study Start Date : May 2005
Study Completion Date : March 2008

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Health relatede quality of life
  2. Pain
  3. Disabillity
  4. Costs

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Primary osteoarthritis of the hip and knee -

Exclusion Criteria:

Non-cooperative Replacement secondary to fracture Revision surgery

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00175201

Contact: Kristian Larsen

Kristian Larsen Recruiting
Holstebro, Jutland, Denmark, 7500
Contact: Kristian Larsen, MPH    +45 25387052   
Principal Investigator: Kristian Larsen, MPH         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Aarhus
Study Chair: Kjeld Søballe, DMSC Orthopaedic Center, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark Identifier: NCT00175201     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KL-05-01
First Posted: September 15, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 5, 2006
Last Verified: May 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases