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Treatment of ATFL Tears With PRP

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Meir Medical Center Identifier:
First received: July 29, 2008
Last updated: July 10, 2011
Last verified: July 2011
PRP will enhance ATFL tears healing by time and quality.

Condition Intervention
Soft Tissue Healing Biological: PGRF Biological: placebo saline

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Treatment of ATFL Tears After Ankle Sprains With PRP

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Further study details as provided by Meir Medical Center:

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

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: January 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Biological: PGRF
injection of 6cc into injured area
Placebo Comparator: 2
Biological: placebo saline
injection of 6cc into injured area


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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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00725907

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

Responsible Party: "Meir" Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel Identifier: NCT00725907     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 6000
Study First Received: July 29, 2008
Last Updated: July 10, 2011

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