A Study to Assess Asymptomatic Adolescents with Limited Hip Range of Motion


  • 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: 14-000762
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 14-000762

About this study

The purpose of this study is to document the effects of clinical and/or x-ray abnormalities of the hip suggestive of femoroacetabular impingement (a structural deformity in the hip joint) of asymptomatic adolescents to see if they show progression of their first pathology findings on MRI, after 5 years of follow up.

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

  • Patients identified in a previous study (IRB 08-007569) on the prevalence of FAI among asymptomatic adolescent athletes presenting for pre-participation physicals

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

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Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Rafael Sierra, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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