A Study to Validate the PAKA (Patient Approved Knee Assessment) for Sports-Related Knee Surgery


About this study

The purpose of this study is to validate the patient approved knee assessment (PAKA) by providing the questionnaire to patients to assess patient needs, formulate a questionnaire based on this information, and finally validate the questionnaire in assessing the same outcomes as existing questionnaires for clinical use.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults over 18 whom will undergo primary sports-related knee surgery (e.g knee arthroscopy, ACL reconstruction)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children under 18
  • Those with revision surgery



Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Aaron Krych, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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