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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Femoroacetabular Impingement
and you are
between 18 and 45
years old
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This is an observational trial.
You are contributing to medical knowledge about your condition.
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The purpose

The diagnostic gold standard to differentiate FAI (femural acetabular impingement) from other muscular-tendinous pathologies is, actually, the injection of intra-articular anesthetic (lidocaine), with a pre- and post- evaluation of pain scale. If, after injection, the pain disappears, the pain is probably due to an articular problem (FAI). This kind of differential diagnosis test has a sensibility of 100% and a specificity of 81%. C-terminal telopeptide of type II collagen (CTXII) as cartilage degradation index, could be a marker, simply detectable, to assess the healthy of the cartilage status and could be measured in serum and urine.

Provided treatments

  • Drug: Local anesthetic

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02880085. The sponsor of the trial is Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli and it is looking for 20 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Use of a Marker for Cartilage Damage to Differentiate the Diagnosis of Femural Acetabular Impingement From Extraarticular Pathologies.