Kirschner Wire and Pull-out Wire Fixation for the Treatment of Bony Mallet Finger

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
The Second Hospital of Qinhuangdao
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01072760
First received: February 12, 2010
Last updated: February 19, 2010
Last verified: February 2010
  Purpose

The objective of this report is to describe a new surgical technique for the treatment of bony mallet finger which involves the application of both Kirschner wire and pull-out wire fixation. It is believed to decrease the risk of the complications.


Condition Intervention
Bony Mallet Finger
Procedure: K wire

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Kirschner Wire and Pull-out Wire Fixation for the Treatment of Bony Mallet Finger

Further study details as provided by The Second Hospital of Qinhuangdao:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The digits were assessed for skin necrosis, skin breakdown, infection. [ Time Frame: 15 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The patients rated their pain experience by a visual analogue scale. The results were graded by Crawford's criteria. [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 54
Study Start Date: May 2003
Study Completion Date: February 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: K wire Procedure: K wire
Mallet finger treatment
Other Names:
  • K wire
  • stainless steel wire

Detailed Description:

From May 2003 to December 2008, we used Kirschner wire and pull-out wire fixation to carry out 54 closed bony mallet finger in 54 patients. The bony mallet finger was applicated both Kirschner wire and pull-out wire fixation.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. bony mallet finger;
  2. patient had failed trials of nonsurgical treatment;
  3. fracture involving more than 1/3 of the joint surface;
  4. fragment displacement or subluxation of the DIP joint.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. tendinous mallet finger;
  2. success of nonsurgical treatment;
  3. comminuted fracture;
  4. fracture involving at or less than 1/3 of the joint surface which could be successfully replaced with nonsurgical treatment.
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Locations
China, Hebei
The second hospital of Qinhuangdao
Qinhuangdao, Hebei, China, 066600
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Second Hospital of Qinhuangdao
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sumin Wen, M.D. The Second Hospital of Qinhuangdao
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Xu Zhang, The Second Hospital of Qinhuangdao
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01072760     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: QHD201002, QHD20010201
Study First Received: February 12, 2010
Last Updated: February 19, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by The Second Hospital of Qinhuangdao:
Mallet finger
extensor tendon
Kirschner wire
Fracture Fixation

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 18, 2014