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Follow Up Study of Tear in the Rotator Culf

This study has been terminated.
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Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier:
First received: January 1, 2008
Last updated: March 21, 2013
Last verified: March 2013

Rotator culf tears are common in the aging population and are a significant morbidity source. The common knowledge is that the major tears do not heal and constantly expanding.Still since the majority of the patients are old the acceptable therapy is conservative treatment.

Our objective is to estimate the accuracy of rotator culf tear utilizing an ultrasound.

Rotator Culf Tear

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Follow Up Study of Tear in the Rotator Culf

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Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Estimated Enrollment: 50


Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
primary care clinic

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Was diagnosed with shoulder tear
  • Size of the tear till 2.5 cm
  • The opposite tendon-normal

Exclusion Criteria:

  • systematic Diseases .
  • Injury to the shoulder after the previous US.
  • Pregnancy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00589433

Hadassah Orthopedic Department
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Principal Investigator: Ori Safran, MD Hadassah Medical Organization
  More Information

Responsible Party: Evaluation of the rotator cuff tear using Ultra sound, Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier: NCT00589433     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SAF02-HMO-CTIL
Study First Received: January 1, 2008
Last Updated: March 21, 2013 processed this record on September 21, 2017