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Repeatability of X-Ray, MRI, and Gait Analysis

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00581841
First Posted: December 28, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 17, 2013
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Collaborator:
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Information provided by:
Mayo Clinic
  Purpose
The purpose of this preliminary substudy to the parent study "Aerobic Exercise Intervention for Knee Osteoarthritis" is to determine the repeatability and reproducibility of various measurement techniques.

Condition Intervention
Healthy Other: Gait analysis, knee x-ray, and knee MRI

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Repeatability of X-Ray, MRI, and Gait Analysis

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Further study details as provided by Mayo Clinic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Day-to-day and inter/intra examiner repeatability of the techniques to be used in NIH grant R01 AR48768 [ Time Frame: Measured two times, with a 1-week period between evaluations ]

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: November 2002
Study Completion Date: June 2003
Primary Completion Date: June 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
1
Healthy adult participants with no history of knee injury or osteoarthritis.
Other: Gait analysis, knee x-ray, and knee MRI
Gait analysis, knee x-rays, and knee MRIs will be done twice for each participant, 1 week apart.

Detailed Description:
The purpose of this preliminary substudy to the parent study "Aerobic Exercise Intervention for Knee Osteoarthritis" is to determine the repeatability and reproducibility of various measurement techniques. The study will enroll healthy volunteers. All participants will receive x-rays and MRI examinations of the knees. Walking characteristics will be evaluated in a Motion Analysis Lab; this will involve taping reflective markers to participants' skin and having them walk on a level surface and up and down stairs. All participants will be evaluated two times, with a 1-week period between evaluations.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Community sample
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy adults

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous knee injury, knee pain, or knee osteoarthritis
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00581841


Locations
United States, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kenton R. Kaufman, PhD Mayo Clinic