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A Clinical Investigation of the Balance® Microplasty™ Hip System

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00699088
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 17, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 21, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Zimmer Biomet ( Biomet Orthopedics, LLC )

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this prospective clinical data-collection is to document the performance and clinical outcomes of the Balance® Microplasty™ Hip System.

Condition or disease
Osteoarthritis, Hip Rheumatoid Arthritis Avascular Necrosis

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 70 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Prospective, Non-controlled, Clinical Investigation of the Balance® Microplasty™ Hip System
Study Start Date : January 2005
Primary Completion Date : March 2013
Study Completion Date : March 2013

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Group/Cohort
Balance® Microplasty™ Hip System



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Harris Hip Score [ Time Frame: 5 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence of revisions and removals [ Time Frame: 5 Years ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients requiring relief from painful or disabling joint disease
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Non-inflammatory degenerative joint disease including osteoarthritis and avascular necrosis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Correction of functional deformity.
  • Treatment of non-union, femoral neck fracture, and trochanteric fractures of the proximal femur with head involvement, unmanageable by other techniques.
  • Revision of previously failed femoral head resurfacing component

Exclusion Criteria:

Absolute contraindications include:

  • infection,
  • sepsis,
  • osteomyelitis.

Relative contraindications include:

  • uncooperative patient or patient with neurologic disorders who are incapable of following directions,
  • osteoporosis,
  • metabolic disorders which may impair bone formation,
  • osteomalacia,
  • distant foci of infections which may spread to the implant site,
  • rapid joint destruction, marked bone loss or bone resorption apparent on roentgenogram,
  • vascular insufficiency, muscular atrophy, or neuromuscular disease.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00699088


Locations
United States, Illinois
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60640
United States, Pennsylvania
Allegheny Health- Orthopedic Division
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15212
United States, Virginia
Orthopedic Specialty Clinic
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States, 22401
United States, Wisconsin
Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Clinic of Monroe
Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, 53566
Sponsors and Collaborators
Biomet Orthopedics, LLC
Investigators
Study Director: Russell Schenck, PhD Director, Clinical Research, Biomet Orthopedics, LLC

Responsible Party: Biomet Orthopedics, LLC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00699088     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Biomet 13594-117
First Posted: June 17, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 21, 2017
Last Verified: June 2017

Keywords provided by Zimmer Biomet ( Biomet Orthopedics, LLC ):
Total Hip Arthroplasty
Total Hip Replacement
Minimally Invasive
Microplasty

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Necrosis
Osteoarthritis, Hip
Arthritis
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Pathologic Processes