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Measurement of Gait Spatio-Temporal Characteristics in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients

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 December 2007 by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center Identifier:
First received: January 14, 2008
Last updated: January 23, 2008
Last verified: December 2007
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the gait spatio-temporal parameters of patients with degenerative changes in the knee joint and to relate them with 2 questionares (WOMAC and SF-36).

Knee Osteoarthritis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: January 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
patient demonstrating degenerative changes in the knee joint (osteoarthritis)


Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with knee osteoarthritis evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. patient will be recruted from the outpatient clinic at "asaf Harofe" medical center, Zrifin, Israel and APOS medical center, Herzlya, Israel

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Symptomatic knee OA for at least 6 months
  • Fulfilled American College of Rheumatology clinical criteria for OA of the knee
  • Radiographically assessed OA of the knee graded 1-4 according to the Kellgren & Lawrence scale

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Acute septic arthritis
  • Patients with an increased tendency to fall
  • Lack of physical or mental ability to perform or comply with the treatment procedure
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • History of pathological osteoporotic fracture
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00599729

Contact: Ronen Deby, MD 08-9779432

APOS Medical Center Recruiting
Herzliya, Israel
Contact: Ronen Deby, MD    08-9779432      
"Asaf Harofeh" Medical center Recruiting
Zrifin, Israel
Contact: Ronen Deby, MD    08-9779432      
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center
Study Chair: Nahum Halperin, Prof (MD) "asaf Harofe" Medical Center, Zrifin, Israel
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Prof. Nahum Halperin, Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center Identifier: NCT00599729     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 185/07
Study First Received: January 14, 2008
Last Updated: January 23, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases processed this record on July 19, 2017