Comparison of CMC Arthrodesis and Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition in the Treatment of Basal Thumb Arthritis
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- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
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- Rochester, Minnesota: 12-004057
Sponsor Protocol Number: 12-004057
About this study
The purpose of this study is to compare the techniques of ligament reconstruction tendon interposition (LRTI) and arthrodesis for the treatment of trapezio-metacarpal (TMC) joint arthritis in terms of patients’ satisfaction, pain reduction, strength, motion and radiographic outcomes.
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.
- Ligament reconstruction with tendon interposition
- Trapezio-metacarpal fusion
Participating Mayo Clinic locations
Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.
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Mayo Clinic principal investigator
Marco Rizzo, M.D.
Closed for enrollment
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