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Disease or Condition   Osteoarthritis / Knee Replacement
Title   Data collection to document the performance and clinical outcomes of the Vanguard Total Knee Replacement system (Orthopedics / Knee replacement)
Description   The purpose of this study is to document the performance and clinical outcomes of the Vanguard Total Knee replacement System.
IRB Number   Pro198
Inclusion/Notes   INCLUSION:
  • Painful and disabled kne joint resulting from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, traumatice arthritis where one or more compartments are involved.

  • Correction of varus, valgus, post-traumatic deformity.

  • Correction or revision of unsuccessful osteotomy, or arthrodesis.

  • Need to obtain pain relief and improve function.

  • Ability and willingness of the patient to follow instuctions, including control of weight and sctivity level.

  • A good nutritional state of the patient.

  • The patient mych have reached full skeletal maturity.

EXCLUSION:
  • Infection, sepsis, osteomyelitis, and failure of a previous joint repalcement.

  • Uncooperative patient with neuwologic disorders who are incapable of following directions.

  • Osteoporosis.

  • Metabolic disorders which may impair bone formation.

  • Osteomalacia.

  • Distant foci of infections which may spreaf to the implant site.
Status   Active - not Recruiting
Location   Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford
Principal Name    O David Taunton MD
Contact Name   Amber Morgan
Phone   (817) 540-4477 ext. 116

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