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Clinical, Radiographic and Laboratory Analysis of Failures of Joint Replacements

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01567696
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2012 by Scott Ball, MD, University of California, San Diego.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : March 30, 2012
Last Update Posted : March 30, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Scott Ball, MD, University of California, San Diego

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to more fully understand the reason(s) that joint replacement implants fail and to better identify diagnosis and outcome methods both pre-operatively and post-operatively with revision surgery. Analysis of joint replacement failure will include a through analysis of laboratory, radiographic, implant, surgical and demographic data.

Condition or disease

Detailed Description:
To examine all clinical data in patients with failed total hip and total knee replacements including patient demographics (age, sex, comorbidities, etc.), patient clinical data (history and physical exam and lab findings) and including implant specifications and radiographic findings (for implant type, implant size, implant bearing surface type, position, stability, etc.).

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Defining the Inflammatory Cytokines in Patients With Adverse Reactions to Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements
Study Start Date : June 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2012

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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 ≥18 years of age, that present with a failed joint replacement.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ≥18 years of age
  • failed hip or knee replacement
  • willing to sign informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01567696

Contact: Scott Ball, MD 858-657-8200 stball@ucsd.edu

United States, California
UC San Diego Medical Center Recruiting
San Diego, California, United States, 92103
Contact: Scott Ball, MD    619-657-8200    stball@ucsd.edu   
Principal Investigator: Scott Ball, MD         
Sub-Investigator: R Scott Meyer, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Anna Kulidjian, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Francis Gonzales, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Dustyn Severns, PA-C, MS         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, San Diego
Principal Investigator: Scott Ball, MD UCSD

Responsible Party: Scott Ball, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor; Chief, Joint Reconstruction, University of California, San Diego
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01567696     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IIS-000135/11007
First Posted: March 30, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

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