A Study of Long-term Results of Partial and Total Wrist Fusion Procedures


About this study

The aim of this study is to evaluate the results of partial and total wrist fusions in patients. Through a retrospective review and questionnaires, we will examine the overall results in these patients and elicit any confounders on their functional and pain outcomes.

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:

  • Any living patient with a diagnosis of proximal row carpectomy within the last 20 years.
  • We will examine all patients under the age of 40, with a control group of those over the age of 40.

Exclusion Criteria:    

  • Any patient who is deceased 
  • Underwent concomitant wrist fusion 
  • Are not able to obtain current contact information

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

Steven Moran, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

More information


Publications are currently not available

Mayo Clinic Footer