Edinburgh Clinical Trials


Osteoarthritis Preoperative Package for care of Orthotics, Rehabilitation, Topical and oral agent Usage and Nutrition to Improve ouTcomes at a Year

A multicentre randomised controlled feasibility trial that aims to assess the feasibility and acceptability of a pre-operative package of non-operative care versus standard care prior to joint replacement.


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Chief Investigator: Prof Hamish Simpson

Number and location of participating sites (by region/ country): 2 - Edinburgh and Leeds

 ISRCTN96684272 Link: http://www.isrctn.com/ISRCTN96684272


Funder: Versus Arthritis

Start and End date:

Of grant award: 01 Jul 2017 - 31 July 2020

Of recruitment: July 2018 - August 2019


Current status: Completed


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 Sponsor – ACCORD - http://www.accord.ed.ac.uk/  Email: resgov@accord.scot

Chief Investigator - Prof Hamish Simpson, Professor of Orthopaedics and Trauma, Royal Infirmary, Chancellor’s Building, Little France Crescent, EH16 4SU.  Tel: 0131 242 6644 (secretary); Email: Hamish.Simpson@ed.ac.uk

Trial Manager – Dr Elaine Kinsella; Tel: 0131 651 9916; Email: opportunity.trial@ed.ac.uk


ECTU involvement: Trial management / Statistics / Data base and randomisation service provision