Knee Biologic Preservation: Functional and Clinical Outcome


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 15-000601
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 15-000601

About this study

The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical and functional outcomes of patients undergoing biologic knee preservation surgery. Secondary purpose is to identify possible correlation between outcome and pre-operative radiological findings (i.e. bony abnormalities such as mal-alignment, size of cartilage defect).

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. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:        

  • All patients who have undergone treatment for articular cartilage, meniscus or ligament injury between 1996-2015

Exclusion Criteria:       

  • Arthritis
  • Infection

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Aaron Krych, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Jennifer Krogman


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