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To compare the outcomes of ACL reconstruction using tendons from two tibialis allograft donor age groups.
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.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture
BioCleanse Tibialis tendon, Tibialis Tendon Allograft from donor 65-75 years of age
The Orthopedic Clinic, Assoc
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:13:21-0400
Patients suffering from a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) with instability of the knee joint are treated with an operative ACL-reconstruction: one group of patients with a ...
The purpose of this study is to compare low-level laser therapy and insole interventions on pain, function and muscle strength in subjects with posterior tendon insufficiency.
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To asses the functional outcome after individualized treatment of acute achilles tendon rupture. The treatment is individualizes on the basis of ultrasonographic status of tendon overlap a...
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Inflammation of the synovial lining of a tendon sheath. Causes include trauma, tendon stress, bacterial disease (gonorrhea, tuberculosis), rheumatic disease, and gout. Common sites are the hand, wrist, shoulder capsule, hip capsule, hamstring muscles, and Achilles tendon. The tendon sheaths become inflamed and painful, and accumulate fluid. Joint mobility is usually reduced.
Surgical procedure by which a tendon is incised at its insertion and placed at an anatomical site distant from the original insertion. The tendon remains attached at the point of origin and takes over the function of a muscle inactivated by trauma or disease.
A band of fibrous tissue that attaches the apex of the PATELLA to the lower part of the tubercle of the TIBIA. The ligament is actually the caudal continuation of the common tendon of the QUADRICEPS FEMORIS. The patella is embedded in that tendon. As such, the patellar ligament can be thought of as connecting the quadriceps femoris tendon to the tibia, and therefore it is sometimes called the patellar tendon.
Tendon that connects the muscles in the back of the calf to the HEEL BONE.
Narrowing or stenosis of a tendon's retinacular sheath. It occurs most often in the hand or wrist but can also be found in the foot or ankle. The most common types are DE QUERVAIN DISEASE and TRIGGER FINGER DISORDER.
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Gout Lupus Rheumatic Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Diction...
Arthroplasty Joint Disorders Orthopedics Spinal Cord Disorders Orthopedics is the science or practice of correcting deformities caused by disease or damage to the bones and joints of the skeleton. This specialized branch of surgery may ...