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Effectiveness Study of Hylan G-F 20 to Preserve Cartilage in Osteoarthritis of the Knee

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified October 2006 by Cabrini Medical Centre.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Genzyme, a Sanofi Company
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Cabrini Medical Centre Identifier:
First received: October 26, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2006
History: No changes posted
That Hylan G-F 20 may act to protect cartilage from the expected degree of degradation over a 12 month period in subjects with moderate to marked osteoarthritis of the knee

Condition Intervention Phase
Osteoarthritis Drug: intra-articular injection of Hylan G-F 20 Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Single-Blind Prospective Parallel Control Group Pilot Study to Assess the Effect of Hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc) Supplementation on Cartilage Preservation in Osteoarthritis of the Knee

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Further study details as provided by Cabrini Medical Centre:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Cartilage volume as assessed by magnetic resonance imaging

Estimated Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: January 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2006
Detailed Description:
Two courses of Hylan G-F 20 ( Synvisc) administered by intra-articular injection at 6 monthly intervals. MRI examinations of the knee for estimation of cartilage volume prior to treatment, before second course and at 12 months in 40 subjects with Grade 2/3 osteoarthritis of knee . A further 40 subjects with similar degree of osteoarthritis of knee who do not receive Hylan G-F therapy will be assessed by MRI in identical manner.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • grade 2 or 3 osteoarthritis knee age 18 - 80 pain score VAS >39 mm on 100mm scale

Exclusion Criteria:

  • surgery in prior 12 months significant valgus deformity recent trauma use of opioid analgesia unstable medical condition recent corticosteroid injection morbid obesity
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00393393

Contact: stephen hall, MBBS, FRACP 613 9509 6166
Contact: marie feletar, MBBS, FRACP 613 9509 6166

Australia, Victoria
Emeritus Research Recruiting
Malvern, Victoria, Australia, 3144
Principal Investigator: stephen hall, MBBS, FRACP         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cabrini Medical Centre
Genzyme, a Sanofi Company
Principal Investigator: stephen hall, MBBS, FRACP Cabrini Medical Centre
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00393393     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 05-11-07-05
Study First Received: October 26, 2006
Last Updated: October 26, 2006

Keywords provided by Cabrini Medical Centre:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Hyaluronic Acid
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Immunologic Factors processed this record on September 19, 2017