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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Osteoarthritis, Knee
and you are
between 50 and 80
years old
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Chronic osteoarthritis (OA) pain of the knee is not effectively abrogated by the available non-pharmacologic or pharmacologic treatments. Radiofrequency (RF) neurotomy is a therapeutic alternative for chronic pain. Here, the researchers investigate the efficacy of RF neurotomy applied to articular branches (genicular nerves) in treating knee joint pain.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: radiofrequency neurotomy for genicular nerve
  • Procedure: radiofrequency neurotomy sham therapy
Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT00924677. The sponsor of the trial is Asan Medical Center and it is looking for 38 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Phase 1 Study of Therapeutic Methods for Chronic Knee Osteoarthritis Pain