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Outcomes After Repair of Acute Rotator Cuff Tears (HBStud2)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01140230
First Posted: June 9, 2010
Last Update Posted: June 9, 2010
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Information provided by:
University Hospital, Linkoeping
  Purpose
Few studies are considering acute traumatic rotator cuff tears in previously asymptomatic patients. The purpose of the current study was to investigate if delay of surgery, age at repair and the number of cuff tendons involved affected the structural and clinical outcomes.

Condition
Rotator Cuff Tear

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Structural and Clinical Outcomes After Repair of Acute Rotator Cuff Tears

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Linkoeping:

Enrollment: 42
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   42 Years to 83 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
A retrospective review of our computerized database identified 49 patients repaired at our institution between May 2004 until May 2009 due to acute traumatic rotator cuff tears. 42 patients who fulfilled the inclusion criteria, were willing to participate in a follow-up evaluation after written and oral informed consent.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • significant trauma to the shoulder
  • sudden onset of symptoms
  • asymptomatic in the shoulder before trauma
  • pseudoparalysis in the shoulder after trauma
  • full thickness rotator cuff tear of at least one tendon

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients with previous or gradual onset of symptoms in the traumatised shoulder
  • partial rotator cuff tear
  • displaced fracture
  Contacts and Locations
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Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Linkoeping
Investigators
Study Director: Lars Adolfsson, Associate Professor Department of Orthopeadic, Linkoeping University Hospital
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: MD. Andreas Meunir, Department of Orthopeadic, Linkoeping University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01140230     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Hanna Björnsson study 2
First Submitted: June 8, 2010
First Posted: June 9, 2010
Last Update Posted: June 9, 2010
Last Verified: September 2009

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Linkoeping:
rotator cuff tear
rotator cuff repair
age
timing to surgery

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Rupture
Wounds and Injuries
Shoulder Injuries
Tendon Injuries