A Study to Review Technique and Results of Triceps Transfers with an Endobutton for Elbow Flexion Reconstruction in Patients with Chronic Brachial Plexus Injury


About this study

The purpose of this study is to review published information, describe the surgical technique, and review the results of past cases of triceps muscle transfer secured with an endobutton for elbow flexion reconstruction in patients who have chronic brachial plexus injury. 

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

  • History of traumatic brachial plexus injury
  • Underwent triceps tendon transfer for elbow flexion at Mayo Clinic Rochester 
  • Had follow up longer than 3 months, with complete pre and post-operative evaluations

Exclusion Criteria

  • Had less than 3 months follow-up
  • Has insufficient existing clinical data
  • Underwent additional procedures that might interfere with elbow flexion and the results of the tendon transfer

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

Alexander Shin, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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