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Quantitative Ultrasonography (US) Evaluation on Femoral Condyle Cartilage

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Science Council, Taiwan
Information provided by:
Kaohsiung Medical University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00630604
First received: February 22, 2008
Last updated: March 6, 2008
Last verified: February 2008
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to investigate the feasibility of using quantitative ultrasonography (US) evaluation to determine the severity of osteoarthritic femoral condyle cartilage erosion.


Condition
Osteoarthritis

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Quantitative Evaluation by Ultrasonography for Severity of Knee Osteoarthritis

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Further study details as provided by Kaohsiung Medical University:

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

patients with knee OA who were going to receive total knee arthroplasty

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with knee OA who were going to receive total knee arthroplasty

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with inflammatory arthritis (e.g. rheumatic arthritis) and infectious disease (e.g. hepatitis B)
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00630604

Sponsors and Collaborators
Kaohsiung Medical University
National Science Council, Taiwan
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Chia-Ling Lee, MS MD
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Chia-Ling Lee, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00630604     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NSC 94-2314-B-037-020, NSC 94-2314-B-037-020
Study First Received: February 22, 2008
Last Updated: March 6, 2008
Health Authority: Taiwan: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Kaohsiung Medical University:
ultrasonography
knee
early degeneration
cartilage

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis
Arthritis
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases

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