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ARTIST: ARThrose Intervention STandardisée (ARTIST)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00462319
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 19, 2007
Last Update Posted : April 19, 2007
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Almirall, SAS

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Knee Osteoarthritis Behavioral: Education, weight reduction and physical exercise Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: Evaluation of Standardized Management of Knee Arthritis Patients
Study Start Date : May 2005

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Osteoarthritis
U.S. FDA Resources




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Weight
  2. Physical Exercise in Leisure


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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

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 ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00462319


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