Absorbable versus Non-Absorbable Suture in Patients Undergoing Carpal Tunnel and Trigger Finger Wound Closure

Overview

About this study

The purpose of this study is to describe potential cosmetic differences in wound healing between absorbable and non-absorbable suture for wound closure of open carpal tunnel release and trigger finger pulley release, and to compare the two methods of wound closure based upon patient satisfaction, residual scar tenderness, and post-operative complications.

 

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.

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Any patient greater than or equal to 18 years of age, undergoing primary open carpal tunnel release or primary trigger finger pulley release at the Mayo Clinic

Exclusion Criteria: 

  1. Any patient identified outside of the proposed study time period.
  2. Any patient receiving revision surgery
  3. Patients who have had prior ipsilateral palmar or finger surgery
  4. Patients with Dupuytren’s disease

 

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Peter Rhee, D.O.

Closed-enrolling by invitation

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Not open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, but only those invited to participate by the study team.

Contact information:

Nicholas Munaretto M.D.

(507)284-0475

Munaretto.Nicholas@mayo.edu

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CLS-20431669

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