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BioCleanse Tibialis Tendon Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Study

2014-07-23 21:13:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To compare the outcomes of ACL reconstruction using tendons from two tibialis allograft donor age groups.

Description

This study will compare tibialis tendons recovered from two different groups of donors. One group of tendons will be recovered from donors 18-45 years of age and the second group of tendons will be recovered from donors 65-75 years of age. A total of 40 subjects will be enrolled and randomized into one of the two groups and have ACL reconstruction performed with the tendon in the group they were randomized into. Follow up is for two years.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture

Intervention

BioCleanse Tibialis tendon, Tibialis Tendon Allograft from donor 65-75 years of age

Location

The Orthopedic Clinic, Assoc
Phoenix
Arizona
United States
85016

Status

Recruiting

Source

RTI Biologics

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:13:21-0400

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