Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction: Single Bundle Versus Double Bundle

S

Shamir Medical Center (Assaf-Harofeh)

Status and phase

Unknown
Phase 4

Conditions

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear

Treatments

Procedure: acle reconstruction - single bundle technique
Procedure: acl reconstruction - double bundle technique

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01025895
144/09

Details and patient eligibility

About

ACL tear is a common injury among athletes. The recommended treatment includes reconstruction of the ligament. The common reconstruction technique is single bundle reconstruction. However, this technique does not simulate the natural structure of the ligament. The purpose of the study is to compare between the common procedure, Single Bundle reconstruction with the Double Bundle reconstruction technique.

Enrollment

60 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

16 to 40 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • knee instability with a history of ACL tear
  • diagnosed ACL tear according to MRI
  • age range 16-40.

Exclusion criteria

  • previous surgery in the knees
  • multiple ligament raptures
  • partial ACL tear
  • severe cartilage degeneration
  • genovaruse/genovalgus
  • thin hamstrings tendons
  • oper epiphysis in the knee joint
  • patient with muscle/neurological problem that increases the tendency to fall

Trial design

60 participants in 2 patient groups

single bundle
Active Comparator group
Description:
acl reconstruction - single bundle technique
Treatment:
Procedure: acle reconstruction - single bundle technique
double bundle
Experimental group
Description:
acl reconstruction - double bundle technique
Treatment:
Procedure: acl reconstruction - double bundle technique

Trial contacts and locations

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