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Acute Achilles Repair With or Without OrthADAPT Augmentation

2014-07-23 21:13:35 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to assess the clinical performance of the OrthADAPT Bioimplant in patients with acute mid-substance Achilles tendon tears requiring surgical repair.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Achilles Tendon Tear

Intervention

Achilles repair with OrthADAPT augmentation, Achilles repair without OrthADAPT Augmentation

Location

Orthopaedic Institute of Central Jersey
Sea Girt
New Jersey
United States
08750

Status

Terminated

Source

Synovis Surgical Innovations

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:13:35-0400

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The reconstruction of a continuous two-stranded DNA molecule without mismatch from a molecule which contained damaged regions. The major repair mechanisms are excision repair, in which defective regions in one strand are excised and resynthesized using the complementary base pairing information in the intact strand; photoreactivation repair, in which the lethal and mutagenic effects of ultraviolet light are eliminated; and post-replication repair, in which the primary lesions are not repaired, but the gaps in one daughter duplex are filled in by incorporation of portions of the other (undamaged) daughter duplex. Excision repair and post-replication repair are sometimes referred to as "dark repair" because they do not require light.

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