Treatment of ATFL Tears With PRP

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 31, 2008
Last Update Posted : July 12, 2011
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Meir Medical Center

Brief Summary:
PRP will enhance ATFL tears healing by time and quality.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Soft Tissue Healing Biological: PGRF Biological: placebo saline Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Treatment of ATFL Tears After Ankle Sprains With PRP
Study Start Date : January 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Tears

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Biological: PGRF
injection of 6cc into injured area

Placebo Comparator: 2
Biological: placebo saline
injection of 6cc into injured area

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. time to return to active sport [ Time Frame: 2 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • athletes 18-30 years old 1st sprain within 3 days from injury

Exclusion Criteria:

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Meir Medical Center
Kfar Saba, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Meir Medical Center
Study Director: omer mei-dan, MD Meir Medical Center

Responsible Party: "Meir" Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel Identifier: NCT00725907     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 6000
First Posted: July 31, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 12, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

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