Calf Muscle Atrophy After Achilles Tendon Rupture. A Clinical-Radiological-Biomechanical Multicenter Study.
This study has been completed.
Hospital Fribourg, Switzerland
Hospital Liestal, Switzerland
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Claudio Rosso, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
First received: January 25, 2013
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2013
History: No changes posted
Multicenter Achilles tendon study Switzerland. Comparing three mainstream treatment types: open, percutaneous and conservative (non-operative) treatments.
Comparing force torque measurements, muscle volume and clinical scores.
||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Muscle Volume [ Time Frame: at least 3 years after injury ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
| Study Start Date:
| Study Completion Date:
| Primary Completion Date:
||July 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||20 Years to 65 Years
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
- Age 20-65 years
- BMI < 40
- no injury to leg
- no injury on contralateral leg
- 20-65 years of age,
- a healthy, contralateral leg
- physiological, clinically determined alignment of the knee, foot and ankle
- no trauma to the healthy leg
- no neuromuscular impairments including muscle dystrophies
- no other posttraumatic injuries or osteoarthritis of the knee, foot or ankle of the affected leg.
- re-rupture or reoperation of the Achilles tendon
- surgical site infection
- neuromuscular diseases including muscle dystrophies
- ankle valgus of more than 15° or ankle varus of more than 5°
- other known pathologies of the non-affected leg
- general MRI exclusion criteria (e.g. pacemaker, other metal not qualifying for an MRI, tattoos and claustrophobia)
- body mass index (BMI) of > 40 kg/m2
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||Claudio Rosso, Claudio Rosso MD MSc, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||January 25, 2013
||January 25, 2013
Keywords provided by University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland:
Achilles tendon, muscle volume, Achilles tendon length, force, ATRS, Hannover, AOFAS
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