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Differentiation of Aseptic From Septic Loosening by 18F-fluoride PET

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01017562
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 20, 2009
Last Update Posted : November 20, 2009
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
In this study, the investigators utilized the 18F-fluoride PET method to evaluate THA cases with a stable, septic or septic loosened implant in order to differentiate these clinical settings using a novel uptake type classification approach.

Condition or disease
Hip Arthroplasty

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 61 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Differentiation of Aseptic From Septic Loosening in Patients With Total Hip Arthroplasty Using 18F-fluoride PET
Study Start Date : April 2007
Primary Completion Date : September 2009
Study Completion Date : November 2009

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Groups and Cohorts

condition of joint implant

Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients after total hip arthroplasty who agreed with the informed consent for this study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Within one year after surgery
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01017562

Departement of orthopaedic sugery
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, 236-0004
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yokohama City University Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Naomi Kobayashi, MD, PhD. Department of orthopaedic surgey, Yokohama City University
More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01017562     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: YCU21-106
First Posted: November 20, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 20, 2009
Last Verified: November 2009

Keywords provided by Yokohama City University Medical Center:
To clarify the 18F-fluoride uptake patterns associated with aseptic or septic loosening

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cariostatic Agents
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs