Reliability and Diagnostic Accuracy of an Alternate Lachman's Test Performed in a Prone Position

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01301014
First received: February 18, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2011
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

This study is investigating the reliability and diagnostic accuracy of a Lachman's test conducted in a prone position to detect the presence of a torn anterior cruciate ligament.


Condition
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Stability

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Reliability and Diagnostic Accuracy of an Alternate Lachman's Test Performed in a Prone Position

Further study details as provided by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center:

Study Start Date: September 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2010
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

31 men and 21 women ranging in age from 16-57 years old with complaint of knee pain

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • current knee pain complaint in subjects between 15 and 60 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • the inability to assume the prone testing position
  • evidence of a fracture by application of the Ottawa Fracture rule
  • previous knee joint arthroplasty
  • suspicion of posterior cruciate involvement
  • knee surgery in the previous six months
  • presence of serious underlying non-mechanical pathology
  • systemic illness
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01301014

Locations
United States, Texas
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas, United States, 76039
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Edward P. Mulligan/Assistant Professor, School of Health Professions Department of Physical Therapy
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01301014     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ProneLachman1
Study First Received: February 18, 2011
Last Updated: February 18, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center:
accuracy, anterior cruciate ligament, diagnostic value, examination, knee, Lachman test, sensitivity, specificity

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