Treatment and Rehabilitation of Patients With Hip Arthroplasty to Regain Walk and Work Efficiency and Quality of Life

This study has been completed.
OrtoMedic A/S, Oslo
Scandinavian Customized Prosthesis (SCP)
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Norwegian University of Science and Technology Identifier:
First received: March 12, 2008
Last updated: October 1, 2008
Last verified: October 2008

The aim of the study is to improve hospital treatment and rehabilitation of patients with hip arthroplasty to help the patients to regain functional ability in the shortest possible time, and reduce hospital and rehabilitation time to save costs for the patient and society.

Optimal reconstruction of the hip joint and the effect of an intensive physical training programme are compared to conventional rehabilitation programmes.

Condition Intervention Phase
Osteoarthritis, Hip
Procedure: Maximal strength training
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Treatment and Rehabilitation of Patients With Hip Arthroplasty to Regain Walk and Work Efficiency and Quality of Life

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Further study details as provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: November 2007
Primary Completion Date: March 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Procedure: Maximal strength training
    Group 1 intervention: maximal strength training Group 2 intervention: conventional rehabilitation programme

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Primary osteoarthritis
  • Unilateral osteoarthritis
  • Age below 65 yrs
  • ASA group 1-2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Age below 18 yrs
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diseases in the musculoskeletal system that could influence on training
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00638417

Faculty of Medicine, NTNU
Trondheim, Norway, 7489
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
OrtoMedic A/S, Oslo
Scandinavian Customized Prosthesis (SCP)
Principal Investigator: Jan Hoff, Dr. Philos, Professor Faculty of medicine, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
  More Information

Responsible Party: Professor Jan Hoff, Norwegian university of science and technology Identifier: NCT00638417     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4..2005.1527a 
Study First Received: March 12, 2008
Last Updated: October 1, 2008
Health Authority: Norway: Norwegian Social Science Data Services

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis, Hip
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases processed this record on May 26, 2016