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Knee Replacement Procedures for Osteoarthritis
This trial finds that for patients with medial compartment osteoarthritis, UKA results in better function and less pain than TKA.
- Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Inclusion CriteriaYou will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
Study ObjectivesOutcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
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Who is running the clinical trial?
- You can bend your joints at least 10 degrees.You need medication to prevent blood clots.You are able to bend your knee more than 90 degrees.Your leg doesn't bend inward too much (less than 20 degrees).You have had surgery to remove part or all of your meniscus on the side of your knee.You have a problem with your anterior cruciate ligament.You have a body mass index (BMI) over 40, which indicates severe obesity.You are able to bend your knee more than 90 degrees.You are able to bend your joints at least 10 degrees.You have a leg deformity where your knee bends inward less than 20 degrees.You have a long-term liver disease.You are currently using illegal drugs through a needle injection.You have arthritis with inflammation.You have had an infection in your joints called septic arthritis in the past.
- Group 1: UKA
- Group 2: TKA
- No Placebo-Only Group - All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.
- Screening: It may take up to 3 Weeks to process to see if you qualify in this trial.
- Treatment: The duration you will receive the treatment varies.
- Follow Ups: You may be asked to continue sharing information regarding the trial for 6 Months after you stop receiving the treatment.
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What prerequisites must prospective participants fulfill before they can join this medical trial?
"This clinical trial is seeking 112 participants between the ages of eighteen and seventy-five with knee injuries. To be eligible, applicants must meet these criteria."
Is this trial excluding individuals over the age of 70?
"Eligibility for this experimental study necessitates that applicants are aged between 18 to 75. This trial has 38 slots availbale for younger patients and 657 openings earmarked for senior citizens."
Are recruitment efforts presently underway for this trial?
"As reflected on clinicaltrials.gov, this medical trial is no longer actively recruiting patients. Initially posted May 22nd 2018 and most recently edited November 9th 2022, the protocol has reached its recruitment quota. Nonetheless, 693 other studies are still enrolling participants currently across numerous locations worldwide."
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