Duration of Immobilization After Rotator Cuff Repair: Its Clinical Impact
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00891566|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 1, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 24, 2011
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the immobilization period is helpful for the better healing of repaired rotator cuff.
The investigators hypothesis is that the longer immobilization after rotator cuff repair will help the healing of rotator cuff.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Rotator Cuff Tear||Procedure: Immobilization|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Observational Model:||Case Control|
|Official Title:||Prolonged Versus Conventional Immobilization After Arthroscopic Repair for Medium to Large Size Rotator Cuff Tear. A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial|
|Study Start Date :||April 2008|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2010|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||April 2011|
- repair integrity analysis using postoperative MRI [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
- American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons' score [ Time Frame: 2 year postoperatively ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00891566
|Korea, Republic of|
|Samsung Medical Center|
|Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 135-710|