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Results of the Treatment of Patients With Elbow Osteoarthritis

2016-11-02 07:53:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The study is a prospective case controlled clinical trial. The purpose of the study is to investigate the effect of elbow arthroscopy in the treatment for osteoarthritis of the elbow when compared to conservative treatment.

Description

Patients will be recruited at departments of hand surgery and orthopedic surgery outpatient clinics. The control group will be patients to whom the conservative treatment continues. Patients who meet the inclusion criteria will be asked to participate and sign the informed consent. Therefore the investigators have two treatment groups: group 1 who receives an elbow joint debridement arthroscopically without physiotherapy and group 2 who receives only conservative treatment with physiotherapy.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Elbow Osteoarthritis

Intervention

Elbow arthroscopy, Conservative treatment

Location

Regional Hospital of North Estonia
Tallinn
Estonia
13419

Status

Recruiting

Source

Tampere University Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-11-02T07:53:22-0400

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