RCT-01-001-2014: Clinical Trial to Evaluate Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Achilles Tendinosis

Please answer either ‘yes’ or ‘no’ as applicable to you.

Participation Quiz

You have had injections (e.g., dextrose, platelet-rich plasma [PRP], or other substance) into your Achilles tendon within the previous 6 months.
You have had prior surgery on your Achilles tendon in either leg.
You have type I or II diabetes, inflammatory bowel syndrome or metabolic syndrome.
You are infected with hepatitis B or C, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), human T-lymphotropic virus (HTLV) or syphilis.
You have cancer.
You are pregnant or nursing.
You are taking part in another research study or have recently taken part within the last 6 months.
You are currently receiving treatments (other than physiotherapy) for your Achilles tendinosis (e.g., acupuncture, trigger point therapy, chiropractic treatments, glyceryl trinitrate patches) or have had such treatments within the last 3 months.
You have unresolved litigation or insurance claims (e.g., Workers Compensation) involving chronic Achilles tendinosis.
You have taken anti-inflammatory drugs on a regular basis (e.g., 3 times a week of more) for more than 3 months within the last year (e.g. corticosteroids, cyclosporine A).
You need to take any of the following medications during the study period: Acitretin or other retinoids, Phenprocoumon, Androgens in any form (as used by bodybuilders), systemic corticosteroids or cyclosporine A, heparin, tetracycline antibiotics, interferons, quinolones, any other cytostatic drugs or chemotherapy, any experimental medication, any drug which potentially affects inflammation (e.g. ibuprofen, COX inhibitors).