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Addressing Patients' Expectations of Total Hip Arthroplasty in a Randomized Trial

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00198003
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : November 23, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Brief Summary:
The goals of this study are to develop and test an educational intervention to address patients' expectations of long-term outcomes of total hip arthroplasty.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hip Osteoarthritis Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip Behavioral: Educational program to address patients' expectations Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
The first goal of this study is to develop an educational intervention to address patients' expectations of long-term outcomes of total hip arthroplasty. The intervention will be structured according to the expectations listed in the Hospital for Special Surgery Total Hip Replacement Expectations Survey. The second goal is to test the intervention in a randomized trial. An additional goal is to compare patients' self-reported hip symptoms with radiographic findings.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 178 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Addressing Patients Expectations of Total Hip Arthroplasty: Developing and Testing an Educational Intervention in a Randomized Trial
Study Start Date : November 2001
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2003
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2003

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MedlinePlus related topics: Hip Replacement




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The primary outcome is the within-patient change between pre and post program scores measured by the Hospital for Special Surgery Total Hip Replacement Expectations Survey.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. The secondary outcome is to compare patient-reported symptoms with radiographic ratings of disease activity.
  2. The secondary outcome is to assess if patients' expectations after the class coincide with orthopedic surgeons expectations.


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Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients will be eligible for this study if they are 55 years of age or older and are scheduled for primary total hip arthroplasty at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients will be excluded from this study for the following reasons: if they are not fluent in English; if they are not going to attend the preoperative hip replacement class; if they are unable to complete the surveys; if they refuse to participate.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00198003


Locations
United States, New York
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, New York, United States, 10021
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Carol A Mancuso, MD Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Publications of Results:
Other Publications:
Responsible Party: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00198003     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 99104
First Posted: September 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 23, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011

Keywords provided by Hospital for Special Surgery, New York:
hip arthritis
total hip arthroplasty
expectations
education

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