Platelet-rich-plasma Treating Tennis Elbow

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 23, 2008
Last Update Posted : May 19, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Zimmer Biomet

Brief Summary:
The study is to compare the efficacy of autologous platelet concentrate injections to corticosteroid injection in patients suffering from tennis elbow with respect to pain and function.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pain Biological: PRP Injection Biological: Corticosteroid Injection Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Patients with chronic plantar fasciitis will be allocated randomly to have a steroid injection or an autologous platelet concentrate injections. Data will be collected before the procedure, 4, 8, 12, 26 weeks and 1 year after the procedure. The main outcome measures of this study are pain and function measured with questionnaires.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 106 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Use of Platelet-rich-plasma to Treat Tennis Elbow, A Blinded and Randomized Single Center Study
Study Start Date : August 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
PRP injection
Biological: PRP Injection
PRP Injection
Active Comparator: 2
Corticosteroid Injection
Biological: Corticosteroid Injection
Corticosteroid Injection

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Visual Analog Score - Pain [ Time Frame: 4months,12 months,24months & 52 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. DASH [ Time Frame: 4months,12months,24months & 52 months ]
  2. Complications [ Time Frame: Anytime ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient with chronic epicondylitis lateralis who do not react to conservative treatment and therefore are send to the orthopedic surgeon

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00757289

Elisabeth ziekenhuis
Tilburg, Netherlands
Sponsors and Collaborators
Zimmer Biomet
Principal Investigator: Taco Gosens, MD Elisabeth ziekenhuis

Responsible Party: Zimmer Biomet Identifier: NCT00757289     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BMET NL 03
First Posted: September 23, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Zimmer Biomet:
Tennis Elbow

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tennis Elbow
Elbow Tendinopathy
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Arm Injuries
Wounds and Injuries
Tendon Injuries