Frequency and Complications of Major Orthopedic Procedures in Medicare Beneficiaries
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02281747|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : November 4, 2014
Last Update Posted : August 15, 2022
- Orthopedic procedures are common in the United States. These include joint replacement and spine surgeries. Researchers want to study data about these procedures over time. They want to see if treatment has gotten better. They also want to find ways to change the care that people get before and after they have these procedures. These changes may lower the risk of problems people can have during and after treatment. They may also improve people s results.
- To study a series of questions about surgery, medicine, treatments, and outcomes for orthopedic procedures.
- Data from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services from 1999 to 2015.
- Researchers will look at data for people ages 20-100.
- No new participants will be used in this study.
- The study will last 6 years.
|Condition or disease|
|Rheumatoid Arthritis Ankylosing Spondylitis|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||521292 participants|
|Official Title:||Frequency and Complications of Major Orthopedic Procedures in Medicare Beneficiaries|
|Actual Study Start Date :||October 24, 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||August 30, 2023|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||May 31, 2024|
affected with arthritis
arthritis may be either rheumatoid, osteoarthritis, or ankylosing spondylitis
unaffected with arthritis
in some analyses, the comparison is by arthritis status. in other analyses, it is within arthritis status by clinically relevant subgroups.
- Complications [ Time Frame: 30 days ]Complications
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|United States, Maryland|
|National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), 9|
|Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892|
|Principal Investigator:||Robert A Colbert, M.D.||National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)|