Trial of the Use of Doxycycline After Rotator Cuff Repair
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02388477|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Research idea tabled at this point.)
First Posted : March 17, 2015
Last Update Posted : May 9, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Rotator Cuff Injury||Drug: Doxycycline Drug: sugar pill||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Randomized Controlled Trial of the Use of Doxycycline After Rotator Cuff Repair|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||May 2016|
Active Comparator: Doxycycline
oral doxycycline, 2 weeks, twice a day,
antibiotic used to treat infection
Placebo Comparator: sugar pill
sugar pill, same size, shape, and color as comparator, twice a day for 2 weeks.
Drug: sugar pill
placebo with no pharmacologic effect
- rotator cuff ultrasound of post-operative shoulder [ Time Frame: one year ]An ultrasound of the post-operative rotator cuff to assess level of healing or defect present.
- American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons score [ Time Frame: 6 weeks, 3mos, 6mos, 1yr and 2 yr. ]The survey is a standardized assessment of shoulder pain and function from the patient's perspective.
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|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center|
|Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States, 17033|
|Principal Investigator:||Aman Dhawan, MD||Milton S. Hershey Medical Center|