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Plasma Rich in Growth Factors (PRGF) Treatment for Muscle Tear

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
the improvement of symptoms and disease progress by the treatment of OA of the knee with PRGF

Condition Intervention Phase
Muscle Tear Biological: PRGF Biological: Placebo Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: PRP as a Treatment for Acute Muscle Tears - Randomized-double-blind-placebo Control Trail.

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Further study details as provided by Meir Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • improvement of symptoms / disease progress [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: March 2011
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Biological: PRGF
3-6mg IM (to area of muscle tear)
Placebo Comparator: 2
physiological saline
Biological: Placebo
3cc IM of physiological saline


Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 40 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • US diagnosed muscle tear
  • age 15-40 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy
  • mental or physical disabilities
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00726245

Meir Medicak Center
Kfar Saba, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Meir Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Omer Mei-Dan, Meir Medical Center Identifier: NCT00726245     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 3000
Study First Received: July 29, 2008
Last Updated: July 10, 2011 processed this record on June 23, 2017