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Pain Control After Total Knee Arthroplasty

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03032133
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 26, 2017
Last Update Posted : February 12, 2019
Mathys Ltd Bettlach
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Technische Universität Dresden

Brief Summary:
Patients are randomized to receive pain control after Total Knee Arthroplasty with either a regional pain catheter or a local intraarticular pain catheter. Pain, analgetic use and mobility is asessed.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Knee Osteoarthritis Procedure: Regional pain control Procedure: Local pain control Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 140 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty With Either Regional or Local Pain Katheter
Actual Study Start Date : February 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2018

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Regional pain control
Regional pain catheter
Procedure: Regional pain control
Regional pain catheter

Experimental: Local pain control
Local intraarticular pain catheter
Procedure: Local pain control
Local intraarticular pain catheter

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. pain [ Time Frame: daily until day 7 after surgery ]
    Pain on Visual Analog Scale

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. analgetics [ Time Frame: daily until day 7 after surgery ]
    Use of additional analgetics

  2. Mobility [ Time Frame: daily until day 7 after surgery ]
    grade of mobility

  3. Function [ Time Frame: preoperative, 3 month, 1 year ]
    Knee Society Score

  4. Patient reported outcome [ Time Frame: preoperative, 3 month, 1 year ]
    Oxford Knee Score

  5. Quality of Life [ Time Frame: preoperative, 3 month, 1 year ]
    EQ 5D

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Gender Based Eligibility:   Yes
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Indication to Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic pain
  • Allergy against local anaesthetics
  • Not understanding study or questionnaires

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03032133

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Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus
Dresden, Germany, 01307
Sponsors and Collaborators
Technische Universität Dresden
Mathys Ltd Bettlach
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Principal Investigator: Jörg Lützner, MD TU Dresden
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Responsible Party: Technische Universität Dresden Identifier: NCT03032133    
Other Study ID Numbers: TKA pain
First Posted: January 26, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 12, 2019
Last Verified: February 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Technische Universität Dresden:
Total Knee Arthroplasty
Total Knee Replacement
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Osteoarthritis, Knee
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases