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Quantitative Ultrasonography (US) Evaluation on Femoral Condyle Cartilage (US)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00630604
First Posted: March 7, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 7, 2008
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Collaborator:
National Science Council, Taiwan
Information provided by:
Kaohsiung Medical University
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to investigate the feasibility of using quantitative ultrasonography (US) evaluation to determine the severity of osteoarthritic femoral condyle cartilage erosion.

Condition
Osteoarthritis

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Quantitative Evaluation by Ultrasonography for Severity of Knee Osteoarthritis

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Further study details as provided by Kaohsiung Medical University:

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with knee OA who were going to receive total knee arthroplasty
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with knee OA who were going to receive total knee arthroplasty

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with inflammatory arthritis (e.g. rheumatic arthritis) and infectious disease (e.g. hepatitis B)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00630604


Sponsors and Collaborators
Kaohsiung Medical University
National Science Council, Taiwan
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Chia-Ling Lee, MS MD
  More Information

Responsible Party: Chia-Ling Lee, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00630604     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NSC 94-2314-B-037-020
First Submitted: February 22, 2008
First Posted: March 7, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 7, 2008
Last Verified: February 2008

Keywords provided by Kaohsiung Medical University:
ultrasonography
knee
early degeneration
cartilage

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis
Arthritis
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases