Comparison of a Minimally Invasive Technique for Total Knee Replacement to a Standard Technique

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : October 14, 2011
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of British Columbia

Brief Summary:
Comparison of a minimally invasive technique for total knee replacement to a standard technique

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Osteoarthritis Procedure: knee surgery Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 102 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Minimally Invasive Total Knee Arthroplasty Versus a Standard Surgical Technique: a Single-blinded Single-centre Randomized Controlled Trial
Study Start Date : September 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Knee Replacement

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. length of stay

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Quality of life at 2 years

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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • No inflammatory arthritis,
  • no other lower limb problem,
  • no major comorbidity

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00175474

Canada, British Columbia
Vancouver General Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5Z 1L8
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of British Columbia
Principal Investigator: Bassam Masri, MD University of British Columbia

Responsible Party: University of British Columbia Identifier: NCT00175474     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C05-0036
First Posted: September 15, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 14, 2011
Last Verified: October 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases