Movement and Sensation for Advanced Prosthetic Hands


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona: 14-007456
    NCT ID: NCT03259386
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 14-007456

About this study

The purpose of this study is to learn more information about nerves. This study is also designed to learn how the information in nerves could be used to develop new prosthetic devices.

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. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Patient has previously undergone a transradial (below elbow) or transhumeral (above elbow) amputation

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Pregnancy
  2. Incarceration
  3. Inability to consent
  4. Serious, untreated comorbidity
  5. Patient is diagnosed with a medical condition(s) that seriously increase the risk of electrode implantation

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Shelley Noland, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Saran Vaughn



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