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

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 13, 2009
Last Update Posted : March 30, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gustav Andreisek, University of Zurich

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment
Tendon Injury Other: Ultrasound

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : November 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2016

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MedlinePlus related topics: Tears
U.S. FDA Resources

Intervention Details:
    Other: Ultrasound
    Ultrasound will be used to evaluate tendons.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 identifier (NCT number): NCT01013428

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

Responsible Party: Gustav Andreisek, md, University of Zurich Identifier: NCT01013428     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 001
First Posted: November 13, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2016
Last Verified: March 2016

Keywords provided by Gustav Andreisek, University of Zurich:
Traumatic Rupture of Tendon

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tendon Injuries
Wounds and Injuries