Surgery Versus Manual Rupture for Dorsal Carpal Ganglion

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 23, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 15, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, Prince of Songkla University

Brief Summary:
This study objectives are to compare the efficacy and safety between surgical excision and manual rupture for dorsal carpal ganglion.The participants with dorsal carpal ganglion will be randomized into 2 groups:surgical excision or manual rupture.The patients will be follow-up for at least 1 yr.Telephone interview will be used for outcome assessment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Dorsal Carpal Ganglion Procedure: local excision Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison Between Surgical Excision and Manual Rupture for Dorsal Carpal Ganglion
Study Start Date : August 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Tears

Intervention Details:
  • Procedure: local excision
    surgical excision by orthopaedic surgeon under local anesthesia

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. recurrence rate [ Time Frame: 1,2 and 3 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. time to recurrence [ Time Frame: 1,2 and 3 years ]
  2. DASH score [ Time Frame: 1,2 and 3 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 60 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with dorsal carpal ganglion

Exclusion Criteria:

  • underlying rheumatic condition
  • bleeding tendency

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01017900

Songklanakarind hospital
Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand, 90110
Sponsors and Collaborators
Prince of Songkla University
Principal Investigator: Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, MD.,Ph.D. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai,Songkhla, Thailand 90110

Responsible Party: Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, Department of Orthopaedic surgery, Prince of Songkla University Identifier: NCT01017900     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 51-041-11-4-2
First Posted: November 23, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 15, 2012
Last Verified: May 2012

Keywords provided by Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, Prince of Songkla University:
manual rupture
dorsal carpal ganglion

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ganglion Cysts
Synovial Cyst
Wounds and Injuries
Connective Tissue Diseases