FLEX-Trial: Prospective Sonographic Assessment Of Healing Process Following Suture of Profound Flexor Tendon Due to Traumatic Rupture of FDP-Tendon in Zone II.

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gustav Andreisek, University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: November 11, 2009
Last updated: March 29, 2016
Last verified: March 2016
To prospectively assess the healing process following suture of profound fexor tendon due to traumatic rupture of FDP-Tendon in Zone II by ultrasound.

Condition Intervention
Tendon Injury
Other: Ultrasound

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: November 2009
Study Completion Date: January 2016
Primary Completion Date: January 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Other: Ultrasound
    Ultrasound will be used to evaluate tendons.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
primary care clinic

Inclusion criteria:

  • All patients with traumatic rupture of FDP-tendon in zone II.

Exclusion criteria:

  • < 18years;
  • Fracture;
  • crush injury; (partial) amputation;
  • RA;
  • CPPD;
  • CP;
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01013428

Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Study Director: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
  More Information

Responsible Party: Gustav Andreisek, md, University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01013428     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 001 
Study First Received: November 11, 2009
Last Updated: March 29, 2016
Health Authority: Switzerland: Swissmedic

Keywords provided by University of Zurich:
Traumatic Rupture of Tendon

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tendon Injuries
Wounds and Injuries

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 24, 2016