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Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) Cemented Versus Cementless

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: August 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: July 4, 2008
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Hospices Civils de Lyon

The aim of the study is to analyse and to compare the quality of fixation of a femoral implant with or without cement.

One hundred thirty patients will be operated on and included with 2 groups, the first one with TKA all cemented and the second one with TKA with a cementless femoral implant. The study criteria include the IKS (International Knee Society) score and the analysis of a radiolucent line at the femur.

Patients will be reviewed at 2, 6 and 12 months.

Condition Intervention
Osteoarthritis, Knee Device: cement Palacos R40 and LV40

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Prospective Randomized Study of 130 Total Knee Arthroplasty With Cemented Femoral Implant Versus Cementless

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Further study details as provided by Hospices Civils de Lyon:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • IKS (International Knee Society) score at 12 months

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Analysis of femoral radiolucent line at the X-rays (profile and anterior-posterior [AP] view) at 12 months

Estimated Enrollment: 130
Study Start Date: March 2004
Study Completion Date: March 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Osteoarthritis (medial and/or lateral femoro-tibial arthritis and/or patellofemoral arthritis)
  • Indication of surgical treatment by total knee arthroplasty
  • Age between 50 and 90 years
  • Acceptance and signature to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Rheumatoid or other inflammatory arthritis
  • Association with other surgical procedure (osteotomy)
  • Range of motion inferior to 90°
  • Previous knee surgery (except arthroscopy)
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00132587

Hôpital de la Croix-Rousse
Lyon, France, 69317
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospices Civils de Lyon
Principal Investigator: Philippe NEYRET, MD Hospices Civils de Lyon
  More Information

Responsible Party: Philippe Neyret, Hospices Civils de Lyon
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00132587     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2003.313
First Submitted: August 19, 2005
First Posted: August 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: July 4, 2008
Last Verified: June 2008

Keywords provided by Hospices Civils de Lyon:
Knee arthroplasty
Femoral loosening
Total Knee Arthroplasty

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Vasodilator Agents
Antimutagenic Agents
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs