Cancer types
  • Benign disorders
Title of study
The effect of low-dose radiotherapy on pain in early osteoarthritis of the hip
Version Number
Approval Date 
3, 21 January 2015
Short Title
Osteoarthritis
Study site
Principle Investigator
Dr E.J.P. Jansen
Investigator Maastro
Dr J. Buijsen
Sponsor
E.J.P. Jansen, MD, PhD Orthopedic surgeon Zuyderland
Trial registry
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