Total Knee Replacement With Duracon® and Vanguard™ Prostheses

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Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : January 9, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 21, 2017
New Lexington Clinic
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Zimmer Biomet ( Biomet Orthopedics, LLC )

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to compare range of motion, Knee Society Scores, and duration of surgery for different total knee prostheses.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Degenerative Arthritis Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Knee Arthritis Device: Duracon® Device: Vanguard™

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 150 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : June 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2008

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
1 Device: Duracon®
This group utilizes the Duracon® prostheses for total knee replacement.
2 Device: Vanguard™
This group will utilize the Vanguard™ prostheses for total knee replacement.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Range of motion, Knee Society Score, Duration of surgery [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The study population will include patients requiring total knee replacement.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with painful and disabled knee joint resulting from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, traumatic arthritis where one or more compartments are involved.
  • Patients requiring correction of varus, valgus, or posttraumatic deformity.
  • Patients requiring correction or revision of unsuccessful osteotomy, arthrodesis, or failure of previous joint replacement procedure.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with infection, sepsis, or osteomyelitis.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00588887

United States, Indiana
Biomet Orthopedics, Inc.
Warsaw, Indiana, United States, 46581
Sponsors and Collaborators
Biomet Orthopedics, LLC
New Lexington Clinic

Responsible Party: Biomet Orthopedics, LLC Identifier: NCT00588887     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 105-U-014
First Posted: January 9, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 21, 2017
Last Verified: June 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases