Clinical Trial: Functional Evaluation of the Total Knee Prostheses:Rising from a Chair

This study is currently recruiting patients.
Verified by Radboud University September 2005

Sponsors and Collaborators: Radboud University
Johnson & Johnson, Leeds, UK
Information provided by: Radboud University Identifier: NCT00163228


In this study, a functional evaluation of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patients is performed. The patients are measured prior to surgery and 6 and 12 months after surgery. The measurements consist of questionnaires and rising from a chair. Also, two types of TKA are functionally evaluated. At last, the TKA group will be compared to a THP group.
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Osteoarthritis, Hip

MedlinePlus related topics:  Osteoarthritis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Natural History, Longitudinal, Defined Population, Prospective Study

Official Title: Functional Evaluation of Total Knee Arthroplasties,Protocol for Rising from a Chair.

Further Study Details: 

Expected Total Enrollment:  100

Study start: January 2001;  Expected completion: April 2007


Genders Eligible for Study:  Both

Accepts Healthy Volunteers


Inclusion Criteria:

  • unilateral TKA

Exclusion Criteria:

  • TKA bilateral
  • recent THP
  • movement disorders like Parkinson''''s disease, insults, that disturb equilibrium and movements

Location and Contact Information

Please refer to this study by identifier  NCT00163228

Miranda C Boonstra, Msc      +31273617099
Nico Verdonschot, Phd      +31243617080

      ORL, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen,  6500HB,  Netherlands; Recruiting

Study chairs or principal investigators

Nico Verdonschot, Phd,  Study Chair,  ORL, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center   
Maarten de Waal Malefijt, MD,  Study Chair,  ORL, Radboud University Medical Centre   

More Information

Study ID Numbers:  FWB Stratec 96856; FBW Stratec 96856
Last Updated:  September 12, 2005
Record first received:  September 9, 2005 Identifier:  NCT00163228
Health Authority: Netherlands: The Central Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (CCMO) processed this record on 2005-09-13


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