Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions ligament; laxity, knee, rupture of anterior cruciate ligament
Treatment quadriceps graft
Sponsor Aarhus University Hospital
Start date May 2014
End date May 2019
Trial size 100 participants
Trial identifier NCT02173483, Danish EC - 110728514

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether there is a difference in muscle strength after anterior cruciate ligament comparing 2 surgery technics. Using either autograft hamstrings tendon or a autograft quadriceps tendon.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking single blind (subject)
Primary purpose health services research
Arm
(Other)
Proximally from patella the Quadriceps graft is harvested and used as a knew anterior cruciate ligament after rupture.
quadriceps graft
(Other)
The Hamstrings graft is harvested and used as a knew anterior cruciate ligament after rupture.
quadriceps graft

Primary Outcomes

Measure
Muscle strength
time frame: 12 month

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
Knee laxity
time frame: 12 month
Patient reported outcome scores
time frame: 12 month

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 65 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Anterior cruciate ligament rupture Exclusion Criteria: - current malignant disease - Rheumatoid arthritis - Other knee ligament instability - Obesity BMI >30 - Morbus Bechterew

Additional Information

Official title Anterior Cruciate Ligament-reconstruction: Quadriceps Tendon or Hamstrings Tendon? A Prospective Randomised Controlled Trial
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in July 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Aarhus University Hospital.