Try our beta test site

Use of Graft Tensioner Device in ACL (Knee) Repair

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified April 2011 by University of British Columbia.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by:
University of British Columbia Identifier:
First received: September 18, 2005
Last updated: April 26, 2011
Last verified: April 2011
Compares tension of an ACL graft when using a commercial device vs. the tension of the graft applied by a physician during surgery.

Condition Intervention
Torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament (Knee)
Procedure: ACL surgery

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Clinical Trial to Assess the Clinical Effectiveness of a Measured Objective Tensioning in Hamstring ACL Reconstruction

Further study details as provided by University of British Columbia:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Endpoints Measured at 6, 12, 18 months post op compared to pre-op [ Time Frame: Unspecified ]

Estimated Enrollment: 130
Study Start Date: December 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Procedure: ACL surgery

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Torn ACL amenable to surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00221273

Sponsors and Collaborators
University of British Columbia
Principal Investigator: J Leith, MD University of British Columbia
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. J.M. Leith, University of British Columbia Identifier: NCT00221273     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C05-0302 
Study First Received: September 18, 2005
Last Updated: April 26, 2011 processed this record on February 24, 2017