Early Outcomes of Volar Capsulodesis for the Treatment of Scapholunate Ligament Injury


  • 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: 17-009020
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 17-009020

About this study

The purpose of this study is to:

  1. To provide a comprehensive review of Mayo Clinic’s experience with volar SLIL capsulodesis
  2. Investigate the relationships between patient risk factors and clinical variables with functional outcomes and patient satisfaction
  3. Determine rates of complication, revision surgeries and salvage for failure

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.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ages 18 and older with a clinical diagnosis of SL injuries requiring surgical intervention at Mayo Clinic Rochester as determined by health records

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Less than 18 years old


Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Steven Moran, M.D.

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Contact information:

Steven Moran M.D.




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