Management of Hand and Upper Extremity Patients


  • 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
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 15-004394
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 15-004394

About this study

The purpose of this study is to obtain a baseline database of patient functioning seen in the hand clinic and to determine whether the interventions provided to hand surgery patients, be that non operative or operative, improves their function.

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:

  • English speaking patients seen in the hand clinic over the age of 18 years.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Children
  • Non English speaking patients
  • Patients who decide not to want to participate

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Sanjeev Kakar, M.D.

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Contact information:

Sanjeev Kakar M.D.



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