Outcome Following Orthopaedic Surgery

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified July 2015 by Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: November 30, 2005
Last updated: July 29, 2015
Last verified: July 2015
By investigating the long-term functional status of patients who have undergone various types of orthopaedic surgery we will have a basis for devising guidelines for future patients and surgeons.

OA Knee

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Prospective Database for Orthopaedic Surgery

Further study details as provided by Ottawa Hospital Research Institute:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Koos [ Time Frame: 10y ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • SF-12 [ Time Frame: 10Y ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

  • TEGNER-ulca [ Time Frame: 10Y ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 5000
Study Start Date: September 2001
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2020 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The purpose of this database is to explore the long term outcome and functional status of patients undergoing various types of orthopaedic surgery. These data will yield a valuable database that can be used to address future research questions. For example, there are three common surgical treatments for medial osteoarthritis of the knee: tibial osteotomy, Oxford partial knee replacement, or total knee replacement. No clear guidelines exist regarding which treatment options are optimal for which patients. By gathering functional data from patients who have undergone these treatments, we will have a basis for devising such guidelines.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients who are scheduled to undergo orthopaedic surgery at The Ottawa Hosptial.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients who are scheduled to undergo orthopaedic surgery are eligible to be included in the database.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Those patients who do not meet the above inclusion criteria will be excluded from the study.
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00261066

Contact: Geoffrey Dervin, MD 613-737-8081

Canada, Ontario
Ottawa Hospital Recruiting
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1Y 4E9
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey Dervin, MD OHRI
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00261066     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OHREB 2003209-01H 
Study First Received: November 30, 2005
Last Updated: July 29, 2015
Health Authority: Canada: Ethics Review Committee

Keywords provided by Ottawa Hospital Research Institute:
functional outcome
orthopaedic surgery

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 27, 2016