Surgical Versus Conservative Treatment of Acute Mallet Fingers; a Randomised Controlled Trial
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01016197|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn
First Posted : November 19, 2009
Last Update Posted : September 27, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Finger Injury||Procedure: extensor tendon repair Procedure: Mallet splint for 4 weeks||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Surgical Versus Conservative Treatment of Acute Mallet Fingers; a Randomised Controlled Trial|
|Study Start Date :||January 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 2011|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2011|
Active Comparator: Conservative
Four weeks of splinting followed by mobilisation.
Procedure: Mallet splint for 4 weeks
The patient will wear a "mallet splint" for fours weeks and then mobilise their finger.
Surgical repair of the tendon with a bone anchor followed by four weeks of splinting and then mobilisation.
Procedure: extensor tendon repair
Surgical repair of extensor tendon with bone anchor and splinting
- DASH score [ Time Frame: up to 18 months ]
- Range of movement at distal interphalyngeal joint. [ Time Frame: 3, 6, 12 and 18 months ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01016197
|Mid Cheshire NHS Trust|
|Crewe, United Kingdom, CW1 4QJ|
|Principal Investigator:||Philip Holland, MBChB, MRCS||National Health Service, United Kingdom|