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Prevalence of Chondromalacia Patella Among Adolescent Dancers - Correlation Between Symptoms and Sonography Findings

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02606942
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2016 by Dr. Itzhak Siev-Ner, Sheba Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 17, 2015
Last Update Posted : January 22, 2016
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Zinman College of Physical Education and Sports Sciences
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Itzhak Siev-Ner, Sheba Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Comparing the physical and sonographic findings of dancers with Chondromalacia patella to non-dancers athletes.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Chondromalacia Cartilage Diseases Other: Questionnaires, physical exam, US of the knee

Detailed Description:

A cross sectional study in which comparing of dancers to non-dancers athletes will be carried. Specifically, chondromalacia patella will be studied and compared between dancers with and without knee injuries and non-dancers athletes.

Study will include detailed function and pain questionnaires, physical findings and sonographic study of the knee joint.


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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 90 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Prevalence of Chondromalacia Patella Among Adolescent Dancers - Correlation Between Symptoms and Sonography Findings
Study Start Date : January 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2016
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2017

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Dancers with knee injury
A cohort of dancers with reported knee injury. Questionnaires, physical exam, US of the knee
Other: Questionnaires, physical exam, US of the knee
Function and pain questioners, physical findings and sonographic study of the knee joint

Dancers with no knee injury
A cohort of dancers without reported knee injury. Questionnaires, physical exam, US of the knee
Other: Questionnaires, physical exam, US of the knee
Function and pain questioners, physical findings and sonographic study of the knee joint

Non-dancers athletes
A cohort of non-dancers athletes without knee injuries. Questionnaires, physical exam, US of the knee
Other: Questionnaires, physical exam, US of the knee
Function and pain questioners, physical findings and sonographic study of the knee joint




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Physical evaluation [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]
    Knee range of motion, ligament stability, hypermobility, patella grinding and inhibition test

  2. US - sonographic study of the knee evaluation patellar, tibial and trochlear [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]
    a sonographic study of the knee evaluating patellar, tibial and trochlear cartilage


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Visual Analog Score for pain [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]
    VAS score for pain

  2. Function questionnaire [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]
    Questionnaire regarding athletic/dancing activities



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Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
young adolescent female athletes or dancers
Criteria

Group A - Dancers with knee injury:

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Min. 3 hours of classic ballet dancing per week
  2. At least 4 years of dancing practice
  3. Reported knee pain during the last 6 months

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Injury other than knee joint

Group B - Dancers without knee injury:

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Min. 3 hours of classic ballet dancing per week
  2. At least 4 years of dancing practice
  3. Reported no musculoskeletal injury during the last 6 months

Exclusion Criteria:

1. None

Group C - Non-dancers athletes:

Inclusion Criteria:

1. Main physical activity is other than dancing

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Reported no musculoskeletal injury during the last 6 months


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Contacts
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Contact: Nili Steinberg, DR knopp@wincol.ac.il
Contact: Itzhak Siev-Ner zivner@netvision.net.il

Locations
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Israel
Department of Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Sheba Medical Center
Ramat Gan, Israel, 5265601
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Zinman College of Physical Education and Sports Sciences
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Itzhak Siev-Ner, MD Sheba Medical Center

Publications of Results:

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Responsible Party: Dr. Itzhak Siev-Ner, Head of the Department of Orthopedic Rehabilitaion, Sheba Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02606942     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-2079-15-SMC
First Posted: November 17, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 22, 2016
Last Verified: January 2016
Keywords provided by Dr. Itzhak Siev-Ner, Sheba Medical Center:
chondromalacia patellae (CMP)
patella
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Cartilage Diseases
Chondromalacia Patellae
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases