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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Revision Surgery
and you are
between 18 and 65
years old
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The purpose

The Lateral Tibial Tunnel technique is a new concept in Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) surgery. In this technique a tibial tunnel is drilled from the antero-lateral side of the tibia towards the ACL footprint. This technique allows the surgeon to deal with bone stock problems in the antero-medial part of the tibia as often encountered in ACL revision surgery. In ACL revision surgery it is often impossible to perform a one-stage revision surgery procedure due to bone stock deficiency in the antero-medial side of the tibia. It is hypothesized that the Lateral tibial tunnel technique allows the surgeon to perform a one-stage procedure instead of a two stage procedure. Furthermore the lateral tibial tunnel technique allows better graft fixation in two-stage ACL revision surgery. Several biomechanical studies proved biomechanical superiority of the new technique compared to the classical technique.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: Lateral tibial tunnel

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01598636. The sponsor of the trial is University Hospital, Ghent and it is looking for 50 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
The Lateral Tibial Tunnel in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery. A Clinical and Ct-graphic Study.to Evaluate the Concept