Nanoscopic Partial Meniscectomy for Meniscus Tears

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Marshall Orthopaedics - Teays Valley, Scott Depot, WVMeniscus TearsNanoscopic partial meniscectomy - Procedure
Any Age
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial aims to compare smaller vs. larger incisions for partial meniscus tear surgery to see if the smaller incision causes less pain & faster recovery.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

4 Primary · 4 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 24 hours

24 hours
Narcotic Medication Use
6 weeks
Functional Outcomes Following Partial Meniscectomy: International Knee Documentation Committee Score
Functional Outcomes following partial meniscectomy: Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Score
Pain: Visual Analog Pain Score
Return to work

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Standard Partial Meniscectomy
1 of 2
Nanoscopic Partial Meniscectomy
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

100 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Nanoscopic Partial Meniscectomy · No Placebo Group · N/A

Nanoscopic Partial Meniscectomy
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Nanoscopic partial meniscectomy · Intervention Types: Procedure
Standard Partial Meniscectomy
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Standard Partial Meniscectomy · Intervention Types: Procedure

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 24 hours

Who is running the clinical trial?

Marshall UniversityLead Sponsor
17 Previous Clinical Trials
2,413 Total Patients Enrolled
Arthrex, Inc.Industry Sponsor
42 Previous Clinical Trials
29,262 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Meniscus Tears
50 Patients Enrolled for Meniscus Tears
Medstar Washington Hospital CenterUNKNOWN
2 Previous Clinical Trials
3,400 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age Any Age · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have had a surgery called arthroscopy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this research endeavor still enrolling participants?

"Affirmative. The particulars hosted on validate that this experiment, which was launched on December 1st 2022, is actively recruiting participants. Approximately 100 individuals are required to be enlisted from a single medical centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the recruitment rate for this clinical experiment?

"Affirmative. Records hosted on illustrate that this medical research study, which was initially shared December 1st 2022, is actively recruiting patients. The aim is to enlist 100 individuals from one healthcare center." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

In what ways does this research endeavor seek to accomplish its goals?

"Arthrex, Inc., the sponsor of this trial, has identified Functional Outcomes following partial meniscectomy as their primary outcome to be measured on a 6-week timeline. Secondary outcomes include Visual Analog Pain Score (VAPS) from 0 to 10 in regards to postoperative pain relief; Narcotic Medication Use for quantifying narcotic pain medication taken after nanoscopic partial meniscectomy versus arthroscopy; and Return To Work time frames after receiving partial meniscectomy treatment." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.