Functional Review of Distal Biceps Re-Insertion

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
West Penn Allegheny Health System Identifier:
First received: January 14, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2011
History: No changes posted

This study seeks to test the hypothesis that endobutton repair of the ruptured distal biceps successfully restores elbow function.

Condition Intervention
Distal Biceps Ruptures
Procedure: Distal Biceps Re-Insertion

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective

Further study details as provided by West Penn Allegheny Health System:

Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Endobutton Procedure: Distal Biceps Re-Insertion


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients who have received primary distal biceps repair by Dr. Schmidt.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • primary distal biceps repair with endobutton
  • at least two years from date of surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • any ipsilateral wrist, forearm, or elbow condition
  • any contraindication to having an MRI
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01278251

United States, Pennsylvania
Allegheny Imaging of McCandless
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15237
Sponsors and Collaborators
West Penn Allegheny Health System
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Allegheny General Hospital Identifier: NCT01278251     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RC-4556
Study First Received: January 14, 2011
Last Updated: January 14, 2011
Health Authority: United States: ASRI-WPAHS Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries processed this record on April 17, 2014