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The Effect of Local Injectet GH on the Collagen Synthesis in the Ligamentum Patella

2014-08-27 03:12:23 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Tendon and ligament injuries are a frequent problem among athletes but also in the general population. The healing process is a prolonged process, and complete recovery of tissue strength is nearly never reached. The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of local injection of human Growth Hormene on tendon collagen synthesis.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Growth Hormone

Intervention

Growth Hormone

Location

Århus universitetshospital nørrebrogade 44
Århus C
Denmark
8000

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Aarhus

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:23-0400

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