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ARTIST: ARThrose Intervention STandardisée (ARTIST)

This study has been completed.
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Almirall, SAS Identifier:
First received: April 18, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: April 2007
History: No changes posted
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.

Condition Intervention Phase
Knee Osteoarthritis
Behavioral: Education, weight reduction and physical exercise
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: Evaluation of Standardized Management of Knee Arthritis Patients

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Further study details as provided by Almirall, SAS:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Weight
  • Physical Exercise in Leisure

Study Start Date: May 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

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
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00462319

Paris, France
Sponsors and Collaborators
Almirall, SAS
Principal Investigator: René Marc FLIPO Hôpital Salengro - Lille, France
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00462319     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004/07 
Study First Received: April 18, 2007
Last Updated: April 18, 2007
Health Authority: France: Person Protection Committee CPP

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
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