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Quantitative Ultrasonography (US) Evaluation on Femoral Condyle Cartilage

This study has been completed.
National Science Council, Taiwan
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Kaohsiung Medical University Identifier:
First received: February 22, 2008
Last updated: March 6, 2008
Last verified: February 2008

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.


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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

patients with knee OA who were going to receive total knee arthroplasty


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)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00630604

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

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Chia-Ling Lee, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital Identifier: NCT00630604     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NSC 94-2314-B-037-020, NSC 94-2314-B-037-020
Study First Received: February 22, 2008
Last Updated: March 6, 2008
Health Authority: Taiwan: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Kaohsiung Medical University:
early degeneration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases processed this record on March 03, 2015