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Regulation of Intraarticular and Synovium-related Biomarkers of Osteoarthritis. Effect of Acute Mechanical Joint Loading

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First Posted: March 19, 2010
Last Update Posted: March 19, 2010
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The Danish Rheumatism Association
Danish Ministry of Health, Internal Affairs
Danish National Research Council
The Danish Medical Research Council
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Bispebjerg Hospital
In the present study the microdialysis method is used to investigate biochemical changes within and around the joint simultaneously in both the resting state and in a joint that had been subjected to exercise. The aim of the present study was, by applying the microdialysis technique, to monitor markers of cartilage breakdown and inflammation in 2 different positions of the knee (inside and in the inner part of the knee capsule) in a group of human females with knee osteoarthritis over a period of 3 hours.

Condition Intervention Phase
Osteoarthritis Exercise Other: Exercise Other: Non Exercise Early Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Basic Science

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Further study details as provided by Bispebjerg Hospital:

Study Start Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Exercise Other: Exercise
Placebo Comparator: Non Exercise Other: Non Exercise


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Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • verified osteoarthritis (x-ray)of the knee, female,

Exclusion Criteria:

  • dementia, inflammatory diseases, regular pain medication
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01090375     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-KF-306126
First Submitted: March 18, 2010
First Posted: March 19, 2010
Last Update Posted: March 19, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010

Keywords provided by Bispebjerg Hospital:
biochemical markers

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases