Influence of Tourniquet Use and Surgery Duration on the Incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis in Total Knee Arthroplasty

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Sao Paulo General Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01559532
First received: March 13, 2012
Last updated: March 19, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
  Purpose

This is an observational study to analyze the influence of surgery duration and tourniquet time in the incidence of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in patients that had undergone total knee arthroplasty (TKA).


Condition
Deep Vein Thrombosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Influence of Tourniquet Use and Surgery Duration on the Incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis in Total Knee Arthroplasty

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Further study details as provided by University of Sao Paulo General Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Deep vein thrombosis [ Time Frame: 7 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Deep vein thrombosis confirmed by ascending venography performed 7 days after total knee arthroplasty.


Enrollment: 78
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: September 2011
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
ATK patients
Patients from our institution that underwent cemented TKA for degenerative knee disorders.

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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Seventy-eight consecutive patients from our institution underwent cemented TKA for degenerative knee disorders and then underwent AV, for which they gave informed consent, at a point between 7 and 12 days after surgery, after having been discharged from the hospital.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients that underwent cemented total knee arthroplasty

Exclusion Criteria:

  • post-operative infection
  • inadequate follow-up
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01559532

Locations
Brazil
Orthopedics Department - University of Sao Paulo General Hospital
São Paulo, Brazil, 05403-010
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sao Paulo General Hospital
Investigators
Study Director: Arnaldo J Hernandez, Prof. Dr. Orthopedics and Traumatology Department - University of Sao Paulo General Hospital
  More Information

Publications:

Responsible Party: University of Sao Paulo General Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01559532     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 222
Study First Received: March 13, 2012
Last Updated: March 19, 2012
Health Authority: Brazil: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by University of Sao Paulo General Hospital:
Deep vein thrombosis
Thromboembolism
Tourniquet
Knee prosthesis.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Thrombosis
Venous Thrombosis
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases

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