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Reliability and Diagnostic Accuracy of an Alternate Lachman's Test Performed in a Prone Position

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01301014
First Posted: February 23, 2011
Last Update Posted: May 17, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ed Mulligan, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  Purpose
This study is investigating the reliability and diagnostic accuracy of a Lachman's test conducted in a prone position to detect the presence of a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

Condition
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Stability

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Reliability and Diagnostic Accuracy of an Alternate Lachman's Test Performed in a Prone Position

Further study details as provided by Ed Mulligan, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center:

Enrollment: 57
Study Start Date: September 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 60 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
31 men and 21 women ranging in age from 16-57 years old with complaint of knee pain
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • current knee pain complaint in subjects between 15 and 60 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • the inability to assume the prone testing position
  • evidence of a fracture by application of the Ottawa Fracture rule
  • previous knee joint arthroplasty
  • suspicion of posterior cruciate involvement
  • knee surgery in the previous six months
  • presence of serious underlying non-mechanical pathology
  • systemic illness
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01301014


Locations
United States, Texas
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas, United States, 76039
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Ed Mulligan, Associate Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01301014     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ProneLachman1
First Submitted: February 18, 2011
First Posted: February 23, 2011
Last Update Posted: May 17, 2016
Last Verified: February 2011

Keywords provided by Ed Mulligan, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center:
accuracy, anterior cruciate ligament, diagnostic value, examination, knee, Lachman test, sensitivity, specificity