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Intraarticular Xylitol Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02104596
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2014 by KANDEL, Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : April 4, 2014
Last Update Posted : April 17, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
KANDEL, Hadassah Medical Organization

Brief Summary:
Hypothesis: Intraarticular injections of isotonic Xylitol solution will improve pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Knee Osteoarthritis Device: Xylitol Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 96 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Intraarticular Xylitol Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis
Study Start Date : May 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 2016

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MedlinePlus related topics: Osteoarthritis
Drug Information available for: Xylitol

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Xylitol injection
Intraarticular injection of Xylitol
Device: Xylitol
Placebo Comparator: Control

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pain - visual analogue scale [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age over 45
  • Tibiofemoral osteoarthritis
  • OA stage 2-3 on xray
  • Pain VAS > 40mm
  • No NSAIDs for 3 weeks
  • No analgetics for 38 hours

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pain VAS > 80mm
  • Pain VAS in contralateral knee > 40mm
  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Severe effusion
  • Posttraumatic osteoarthritis
  • Unstable knee
  • Isolated patellofemoral disease
  • Paracetamol hypersensitivity

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02104596

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Contact: Leonid Kandel, MD +97225844500

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Hadassah Medical Organization, Jerusalem, Israel Not yet recruiting
Jerusalem, Israel
Contact: Hadas Lemberg    00 972 2 6776095   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization

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Responsible Party: KANDEL, Orthopedic Surgeon, Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier: NCT02104596     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Xylitol- HMO-CTIL
First Posted: April 4, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 17, 2014
Last Verified: April 2014
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Osteoarthritis, Knee
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases