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

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

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Muscle Tear Biological: PRGF Biological: Placebo Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: PRP as a Treatment for Acute Muscle Tears - Randomized-double-blind-placebo Control Trail.
Study Start Date : January 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Tears
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Biological: PRGF
3-6mg IM (to area of muscle tear)
Placebo Comparator: 2
physiological saline
Biological: Placebo
3cc IM of physiological saline

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

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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 (NCT number): NCT00726245

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

Responsible Party: Omer Mei-Dan, Meir Medical Center Identifier: NCT00726245     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 3000
First Posted: July 31, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 12, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011