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Rehabilitation After Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) - PFC Rotating Versus Fixed Bearing

2014-08-27 03:12:38 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether patient rehabilitation is equal for patients operated with two different knee implant designs.

The patients are randomized to treatment with either a simple hinge design implant (fixed bearing) or an implant with a mobile bearing polyethylene. This design difference might in principle enable the patients in the latter group to rehabilitate towards a more normal gait pattern.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Conditions

Osteoarthritis

Intervention

P.F.C. Sigma knee arthroplasty

Location

Silkeborg Regional Hospital
Silkeborg
Denmark
8600

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Aarhus

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:38-0400

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