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Prevalence of Femoroacetabular Impingement in Asymptomatic 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 May 2014 by Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Identifier:
First received: January 21, 2008
Last updated: May 28, 2014
Last verified: May 2014
Femoroacetabular hip impingement syndrome is a newly recognized cause of early arthritis of the hip. In this condition a variation in the shape of the upper thigh bone causes it to repeatedly come in contact with the hip socket leading to cartilage damage and arthritis. The purpose of this study is to investigate whether patients without hip pain have variations at the hip joint such as those seen in hip impingement syndrome.

Femoroacetabular Hip Impingement Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prevalence of Femoroacetabular Impingement in Asymptomatic Patients

Further study details as provided by Ottawa Hospital Research Institute:

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: August 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Healthy volunteers

Inclusion Criteria:

  • No hip problems
  • No containdications to MRI
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00606047

Canada, Ontario
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1Y4E9
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Principal Investigator: Paul Beaulé, MD Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Identifier: NCT00606047     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006-813
Study First Received: January 21, 2008
Last Updated: May 28, 2014

Keywords provided by Ottawa Hospital Research Institute:
femoroacetabular impingement

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Femoracetabular Impingement
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Pathologic Processes processed this record on May 25, 2017