Ultrasound Assessment of Weightbearing and Non-Weightbearing Meniscal Protrusion

Overview

About this study

The purpose of this study is to determine the intra-rater and inter-rater reliability of US measurements of meniscal protrusion with and without weight bearing.

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:

  • Healthy Knee Arm: Model inclusion criteria include being a male or female between 18 and 65 years of age who can wear shorts that allow visualization of their knees, are able to straighten their knees, lie in a supine position, and stand.

  • Medial Knee OA Arm: Model inclusion criteria include being a male or female between 18 and 90 years of age with unilateral or bilateral knee medial compartment OA of at least radiographic K/L severity 2-4.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy Knee Arm: Model exclusion criteria include having a lower extremity amputation, current or prior knee pain requiring activity modification or medical treatment, history of knee region fracture, body mass index (BMI) greater than 40 kg/m2, or history of knee surgery. Screening for exclusion criteria will be confirmed by oral history taking with the model candidate and BMI calculation based on height and weight information provided by the patient (described above) prior to assignment of subject ID numbers.

  • Medial Knee OA Arm: Model exclusion criteria include having a lower extremity amputation, body mass index (BMI) greater than 40 kg/m2, inability to stand on affected leg or history of knee surgery. Screening for exclusion criteria will be confirmed by oral history taking with the model candidate and BMI calculation based on height and weight information provided by the patient (described above) prior to assignment of subject ID numbers.

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

Jonathan Finnoff, D.O.

Closed for enrollment

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CLS-20341686

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