Rectus Femoris Tenotomy Versus Botulinum Toxin A for Stiff Knee Gait After Stroke


Phase 4 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Stiff knee gait is defined as the lack of knee flexion in the swing phase of gait. Stiff knee gait is a frequent condition among stroke patients leading to reduce gait speed and increase energy cost. In association with neuro-rehabilitation, botulinum toxin A injections in the rectus femoris is recommended. However, the botulinum toxin A effect is transient necessitating repeated injections. The aim of...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 12 April 2014.

1 Mar 2014 19 Mar 2014 1 Dec 2017 1 Dec 2017 1 Apr 2014 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


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