Preoperative Pain, Function, and Activity for Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Patients
This study wish to show if the preoperative level of pain, function or activity for hip and knee arthroplasty patients has any predictive value of the time it takes to fulfill the well-defined discharge criteria.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||The Influence of Preoperative Pain, Function, and Activity on Time to Fulfill Discharge Criteria for Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Patients|
- Leg muscles strength [ Time Frame: 7 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Maximal muscle force tested for one leg at a time in a Power Rig Mashine
- Functional performance [ Time Frame: 7 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Tested by: Timed Up & Go test, 10 meter fast speed walking test
|Study Start Date:||January 2011|
|Study Completion Date:||July 2012|
|Primary Completion Date:||July 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Patients with osteoarthrosis going for hip or knee arthroplasty
The investigators would like to be able to identify those patients, for whom it will take longest time to fulfill the discharge criteria. With this knowledge the investigators will be able to initiate sufficient treatment already before operation.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01248039
|Department of Surgery, Univerity Hospital at Hvidovre|
|Hvidovre, Denmark, 2650|
|Principal Investigator:||Bente Holm, MSc||The Lundbeckcenter for hip and knee surgery, University Hospital at Hvidovre, Kettegaard Allé 30, DK-2650 hvidovre, Denmark|