Symptomatic, Biomechanical and Radiographic Outcomes in Knee Osteoarthritis Following Gastric Bypass Surgery

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2005 by University Hospitals of Cleveland.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
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Collaborator:
Elizabeth Severance Prentiss Foundation
Information provided by:
University Hospitals of Cleveland
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00194051
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: October 5, 2006
Last verified: September 2005

September 13, 2005
October 5, 2006
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Symptomatic, Biomechanical and Radiographic Outcomes in Knee Osteoarthritis Following Gastric Bypass Surgery
Symptomatic, Biomechanical and Radiographic Outcomes in Knee Osteoarthritis Following Gastric Bypass Surgery

Weight is a risk factor for knee osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis is associated with abnormal gait biomechanics

Gait biomechanics are evaluated in gastric bypass patients before and after losing 100 pounds.

Weight is a major risk factor for development of knee osteoarthritis, but not hip or ankle arthritis. One possible mechanism for this is the generation of abnormal gait biomechanics secondary to obesity that are conducive to the development of knee osteoarthritis.

We evaluate gait biomechanics, knee symptoms and knee radiographs in 35 obese patients before and after gastric bypass surgery to determine the effect of significant weight loss on gait biomechanics, knee symptoms and knee radiographs.

Observational
Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
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  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
Procedure: gastric bypass surgery
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Active, not recruiting
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May 2006
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Inclusion Criteria:

Undergoing gastric bypass surgery At least 35 years old

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Exclusion Criteria:

Inability to walk unassisted Pain affecting gait in any lower extremity joint

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Both
35 Years to 60 Years
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United States
 
NCT00194051
02-03-10
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University Hospitals of Cleveland
Elizabeth Severance Prentiss Foundation
Principal Investigator: Michele M Hooper, MD, MS University Hospitals of Cleveland
University Hospitals of Cleveland
September 2005

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