Epidemiology Study in Major Orthopaedic Surgery

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 12, 2005
Last Update Posted : July 21, 2006
Information provided by:
Hoersholm Hospital

Brief Summary:

The purpose of this study is to:

  • Create a database including a description of the patient population that undergoes total hip replacement with special emphasis on orthopedic and cardiovascular complications and the quality of life 1 year postoperatively.
  • Characterise the patient at risk for the above mentioned events
  • Create methods for predicting patients at risk for short-term (90 days) and long term (1 year) complications in relation to hip replacement surgery.

Condition or disease
Thrombosis Postoperative Complications Quality of Life

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Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 500 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Epidemiology Study in Major Orthopaedic Surgery
Study Start Date : January 2004
Study Completion Date : May 2006

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients operated with Hip Arthroplasty Replacement in Hillerød and Hørsholm Hospitals from 1.1 2004.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Written informed consent denied
  • Patients under 18 years of age.
  • Patients not habitants of Denmark at the time of the operation.
  • Patients without a CPR-number (civil registration number).

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00159185

Hoersholm Hospital
Hoersholm, Denmark, 2970
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoersholm Hospital
Study Chair: Camilla Ryge, MD Hoersholm Hospital Identifier: NCT00159185     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ESMOS
First Posted: September 12, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 21, 2006
Last Verified: September 2005

Keywords provided by Hoersholm Hospital:
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Postoperative Complications
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes