Osteoarthritis

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Title of study  The effect of low-dose radiotherapy on pain in early osteoarthritis of the hip 
Version NumberApproval Date Version 3, approved 21 jan 2015 
Short Title   Osteoarthritis 
Principle Investigator  Dr E.J.P. Jansen 
Investigator Maastro   Dr J. Buijsen  
Sponsor E.J.P. Jansen, MD, PhD Orthopedic surgeon Zuyderland
Objectives  To assess the effect of low-dose radiotherapy on pain sensation in patients with mildosteoarthritis of the hip after a time of 1, 2, 3 and 6 months
Primary Endpoint  Main outcome is pain sensation of the hip joint, measured with a 100mm VisualAnalogue Scale (VAS) before LDRT and after 1,2,3,6 months
Secondary Endpoints Secondary outcome points are patient reported outcome measures (PROMS) including WOMAC and Oxford Hip Score.Furthermore, quality of life will be assessed with the EuroQoL-5D questionnaire
 

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