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Digital Sizing for Orthopaedic Hip Implants

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2011 by Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : April 23, 2008
Last Update Posted : October 26, 2011
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Brief Summary:
Hip implants come in different sizes. Currently, surgeons predict the implant size that will be needed using an analogue method whereby photos of the implant sizes are overlaid on the x-rays. In this study, we propose to use a digital, computerized method of templating which we expect will be more accurate than the overlay method.

Condition or disease
Hip Arthritis

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Photo-manipulation of Digital Radiographs and Digitized Templates as a Method for Preoperative Sizing of Total Hip Arthroplasties
Study Start Date : October 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Arthritis

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients booked for primary total hip arthroplasty with non-cemented prosthesis

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients booked for primary total hip arthroplasty with non-cemented prosthesis.
  • No previous surgery/fractures to acetabulum or femur or hip.
  • No gross bony abnormality except for osteoarthritis and avascular necrosis.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cancer or tumor suspected, morbid obesity, revision, previous acetabular/femur/hip surgery, gross bony deformity, calibration bar not completely pictured on radiograph, unsuccessful surgery fracture/cancer/cemented prosthesis used.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00665210

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Contact: Peter Thurston, MD 613-798-5555

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Canada, Ontario
OHRI Recruiting
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1Y 4E9
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
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Principal Investigator: Peter Thurston, MD Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
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Responsible Party: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Identifier: NCT00665210    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2007-511
First Posted: April 23, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 26, 2011
Last Verified: October 2011
Keywords provided by Ottawa Hospital Research Institute:
hip arthritis
implant sizing
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases