Evaluation of Post Hospital Administration of Celecoxib Following Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified April 2009 by St. Louis Joint Replacement Institute.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Biomet, Inc.
Information provided by:
St. Louis Joint Replacement Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: May 15, 2007
Last updated: April 9, 2009
Last verified: April 2009

This study will evaluate the benefits of continuing celecoxib through six weeks of total knee arthroplasty recovery. This is a randomized, double blind study with a group of approximately 130 primary total knee patients. All patients will receive celecoxib throughout their hospitalization as per current minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty protocol. At the time of hospital discharge, participating patients will be randomly placed on either celecoxib 200mg twice a day or a placebo twice a day.

This study will determine if the continued use of celecoxib for six weeks after total knee arthroplasty hospitalization will further decrease narcotic consumption, improve knee range of motion, improve ambulatory ability, and improve patient satisfaction over patients receiving celecoxib only during the acute hospitalization.

Condition Intervention Phase
Pain Management
Minimally Invasive Total Knee Arthroplasty
Drug: Celecoxib
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Post Hospital Administration of Celecoxib Following Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Study

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Further study details as provided by St. Louis Joint Replacement Institute:

Enrollment: 107
Study Start Date: June 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • having undergone a minimally invasive total knee by select surgeon
  • voluntarily enrolled
  • independent community ambulators
  • only patients being discharged directly home

Exclusion Criteria:

  • celecoxib allergy or intolerence
  • Renal insufficiency (defined as serum creatine level >1.5 mg/dL or BUN level >22mg/dL
  • History of bleeding gastic or duodenal ulceration
  • New York Heart Association Class III or IV Congestive Heart Failure
  • Previous myocardial infarction or cerebralvascular event
  • Severe inflammatory bowel disease
  • Known coagulation abnormality or hepatic disease
  • Chronic coumadin administration
  • Refusal by primary or cardiac physician
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00474773

United States, Missouri
DePaul Health Center
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63044
Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Louis Joint Replacement Institute
Biomet, Inc.
Principal Investigator: William C Schroer, MD St. Louis Joint Replacement Institute
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00474773     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GA3190YM 
Study First Received: May 15, 2007
Last Updated: April 9, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Antirheumatic Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses

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