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ARTIST: ARThrose Intervention STandardisée (ARTIST)

This study has been completed.
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First received: April 18, 2007
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Last verified: April 2007
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April 18, 2007
April 18, 2007
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ARTIST: ARThrose Intervention STandardisée
Evaluation of Standardized Management of Knee Arthritis Patients
International recommendations (ACR,EULAR) emphasize physical exercise and weight loss for patients suffering from knee osteoarthritis. Nevertheless, number of patients receiving advices for these 2 points still low. This study evaluates the impact of a standardized medical intervention (patient education, weight reduction and physical exercise) in knee osteoarthritis patients.
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Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Knee Osteoarthritis
Behavioral: Education, weight reduction and physical exercise
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • symptomatic and ambulatory patients
  • suffering from knee osteoarthritis (ACR criteria)
  • 25<BMI<35
  • signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • need to surgery within 6 next months
  • co-morbidity
45 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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Almirall, SAS
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Principal Investigator: René Marc FLIPO Hôpital Salengro - Lille, France
Almirall, SAS
April 2007

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