Prospective Strength Measurement Involving Muscles Altered In Arthroscopic Latarjet
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03331510|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 6, 2017
Last Update Posted : December 2, 2017
Open and arthroscopic Latarjet procedures are used to treat shoulder instability as primary and salvage procedures. During surgery the coracoid process is detached and repositioned to the anterior glenoid through a subscapularis split and fixed in place, resulting in an enlarged glenoid and therefor articular surface. However, before this is done, the pectorals minor, which inserts at the coracoid process, has to be detached and is left without further treatment. Moreover, the conjoint tendon, the origin of the short head of the biceps and coracobrachialis, is repositioned with the coracoid and therefor distalized and medialized.
No study currently followed up on the strength of the muscles altered. The aim of this study is therefor, to prospectively measure range of motion and strength of the operated shoulder at different time points pre- and postoperatively, comparing it with the healthy shoulder in each individual.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Shoulder Instability||Other: Strength testing before and after arthroscopic Latarjet|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||50 participants|
|Official Title:||Change of Strength and Range of Motion in Arthroscopic Latarjet Procedure - A Prospective Trial Involving the Four Muscles Altered|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||February 2018|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||January 2022|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2022|
- Other: Strength testing before and after arthroscopic Latarjet
After patients, based on the ISI-Score, were assigned to treat their shoulder instability with an arthroscopic Latarjet procedure, they are eligible for this study. Strength of different involved muscles, as well as ROM will be measured before and at several time points after surgery.
- Strength [ Time Frame: 24 months ]Strength for different muscles involved in shoulder movement is measured pre- and post-operatively for the operated shoulder and the contralateral side. Strength will be measured in Kilogramm with a shoulder dynamometer. Scale range is assumed to be between 0 and 25 kg, higher values postoperatively indicate better outcome. Measurements will be undertaken for the subscapularis in internal rotation at 0 and 90 degrees; for the muscles attached to the conjoint tendon (short head of the biceps and coracobrachialis) in 45 degree shoulder flexion, while resistance will be applied on the flexing forearm. The pectoralis minor measurment will be undertaken through applying pressure against the protracting shoulder. Furthermore, standard strength measurements will be undertaken in 90 degree shoulder flexion and abduction, applying resistance against the hand, and in 0 degree internal as well as external rotation with a flexed elbow.
- Range of Motion [ Time Frame: 24 months ]Range of Motion of the operated shoulder and the contralateral side is measured pre-and post-operatively. Outcome measure will be in degree of range of motion, with higher numbers indicating greater range of motion.
- Stability [ Time Frame: 24 months ]Stability of the operated shoulder is evaluated objectively and subjectively utilising different specific scores.