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Rehabilitation to Patients Over 65 Years Undergoing THA

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: NCT00226070
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2006 by University of Aarhus.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 26, 2005
Last Update Posted : December 19, 2006
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University of Aarhus

Brief Summary:

Patients over 65 years do not have a self care ability the surgery benefits them.

The aim of this study is development of a rehabilitation program based on patients' self-rated health.

  1. A cross section study including 600 patients
  2. RCT including 160 patients

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hip Arthroplasty Procedure: interview and advising Behavioral: 3 follow up interviews and personal advising Procedure: interview SF-36 self rated health Phase 1 Phase 2

Detailed Description:

Fase 1: 600 patients waiting for or already having received total hip-/knee-replacement participated in a questionnaire study using SF- 36. The aim was to document self-rated health among this population.

Fase 2: Results from the cross section study form the base for the RCT, where 160 patients over 65 years undergoing THR, 80 patients are in an intervention group and 80 patients in a control group. A nurse intervention program is tested, and results from the study will form the base for a structured rehabilitation program.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 160 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: Cross-Section Study Among Patients Waiting for or Already Undergoing THA Followed by a RCT
Study Start Date : September 2004
Study Completion Date : September 2005

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Selfrated health among the population shows significant dysfunction among patients over 75 years, patient living alone and patients depended on help from others

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. undergoing
  2. we know next year

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years to 95 Years   (Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:patients over 65 years undergoing total hip replacement


Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients dropping out

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00226070

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Contact: Kjeld Soballe 004589497781 ext 45
Contact: Svend Sabroe 004589424848 ext 45

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Kjeld Soballe Recruiting
Aarhus, Aarhus Hospital, Denmark, 8000
Contact: Svend Sabroe, MD, Professor    89424848 ext 45      
Contact: Kjeld Soballe, MD, Professor    89497781 ext 45   
Orthopaedic Center Recruiting
University Hospital of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark, 8000
Contact: Britta Hordam, MSN, Investigator    004522214383   
Contact: Kjeld Soballe, MD, DR.Med., Professor    004589497781   
Ortopaedic center, Aarhus University Recruiting
Aarhus, Denmark, Denmark, 8000
Contact: Britta Hordam, MSN    4522214383   
Contact: Kjeld Soballe, MD,Professor    4589497781 ext 45   
Kjeld Soballe, Orthopaedic center, University of Aarhus Recruiting
Aarhus, Denmark, 8000
Kjeld Soballe, Orthopaedic Center Recruiting
Aarhus, Denmark, 8000
University of Aarhus, Faculty of Health Sciences, Orthopaedic center Recruiting
Aarhus, Denmark, 8000
Principal Investigator: Svend Sabroe, MD., Professor         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Aarhus
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Principal Investigator: Kjeld Soballe, MD, Professor Ortopaedic Center, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus Denmark
Principal Investigator: Kjeld Soballe Department of Orthopaedics, Aarhus University Hospital, Tage Hansensgade 10, DK-8000 Aarhus C
Principal Investigator: Kjeld Soballe, MD,DR.Med.,Professor Aarhus University Hospitak,Ortopaedic center, Aarhus Denmark
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00226070    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1301500110
First Posted: September 26, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 19, 2006
Last Verified: December 2006
Keywords provided by University of Aarhus:
selfrated health,
total hip replacement,
patients above 65