Platelet Concentrate for Osteoarthritis of the Thumb

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Orthopedic Associates of Southwest Ohio, Centerville, OHOsteoarthritis of the ThumbPlatelet Concentrate - Drug
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether or not a type of blood injection called PRP is more effective than a corticosteroid for treating arthritis in the basal joint.

Eligible Conditions
  • Osteoarthritis of the Thumb

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 1 year

1 year
Disabilities arm shoulder and hand score
Pinch Strength
Visual Analog Score

Trial Safety

Trial Design

3 Treatment Groups

1 of 3
1 of 3
Normal Saline
1 of 3

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

150 Total Participants · 3 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Platelet Concentrate · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Platelet Concentrate · Intervention Types: Drug
Normal Saline
PlaceboComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Normal Saline · Intervention Types: Other
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Corticosteroid injection · Intervention Types: Drug

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 1 year

Who is running the clinical trial?

Kettering Health NetworkLead Sponsor
17 Previous Clinical Trials
1,558 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many volunteers have enrolled in this clinical experiment?

"Affirmative. The information hosted on indicates that this experiment, which was initially published on September 1st 2018, is currently recruiting subjects. Approximately 150 individuals need to be enrolled from one medical facility." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is the enrollment of participants still open for this clinical trial?

"Affirmative. According to the details found on, this investigation is still enrolling volunteers. This study was first published in September 2018 and recently updated in December 2022; it requires 150 participants from a single site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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