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Preoperative Pain, Function, and Activity for Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Patients

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 25, 2010
Last Update Posted : July 19, 2012
Lundbeck Foundation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bente Holm, Hvidovre University Hospital

Brief Summary:
This study wish to show if the preoperative level of pain, function or activity for hip and knee arthroplasty patients has any predictive value of the time it takes to fulfill the well-defined discharge criteria.

Condition or disease

Detailed Description:
The investigators would like to be able to identify those patients, for whom it will take longest time to fulfill the discharge criteria. With this knowledge the investigators will be able to initiate sufficient treatment already before operation.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Influence of Preoperative Pain, Function, and Activity on Time to Fulfill Discharge Criteria for Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Patients
Study Start Date : January 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Knee Replacement

Total arthroplasty
Patients with osteoarthrosis going for hip or knee arthroplasty

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Leg muscles strength [ Time Frame: 7 months ]
    Maximal muscle force tested for one leg at a time in a Power Rig Mashine

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Functional performance [ Time Frame: 7 months ]
    Tested by: Timed Up & Go test, 10 meter fast speed walking test

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Concesutive hip and knee arthroplasty patients from a department of orthopaedic surgery

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Total hip arthroplasty patients
  • Total knee arthroplasty patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inability to speak and understand Danish
  • Inability to perform the functional measurements due to other conditions

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01248039

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Department of Surgery, Univerity Hospital at Hvidovre
Hvidovre, Denmark, 2650
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hvidovre University Hospital
Lundbeck Foundation
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Principal Investigator: Bente Holm, MSc The Lundbeckcenter for hip and knee surgery, University Hospital at Hvidovre, Kettegaard Allé 30, DK-2650 hvidovre, Denmark

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Responsible Party: Bente Holm, Physiotherapist for development and research, Hvidovre University Hospital Identifier: NCT01248039     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-4-2010-FSP2
PRE-THA-TKA ( Registry Identifier: H-4-2010-FSP2 )
First Posted: November 25, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 19, 2012
Last Verified: July 2012

Keywords provided by Bente Holm, Hvidovre University Hospital:
Muscle strength, functional performance, joint replacement